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5 edition of Alexander Girard designs for Herman Miller found in the catalog.

Alexander Girard designs for Herman Miller

by Leslie A. PiГ±a

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Girard, Alexander -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Herman Miller, Inc,
    • Textile design -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [186-187]) and index.

      StatementLeslie Piña ; forward by Stanley Abercrombie.
      ContributionsGirard, Alexander., Herman Miller, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK8898.G55 P54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL354758M
      ISBN 100764306057
      LC Control Number98014505

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He also designed the piece Girard Group of modern furniture, and the 40 Among the great designers at Herman Miller in the s and s, Alexander Girard enhanced Eames' and Nelson's furniture with innovative textiles/5(15).

Alexander Girard became director of design for Herman Miller’s textile division ina time when fabrics, especially in the office, tended toward the utilitarian, drab and pattern-less. “People got fainting fits if they saw bright, pure color,” Girard commented at the time. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Piña, Leslie A., Alexander Girard designs for Herman Miller.

Alexander Girard, renowned midth century architect and designer, Alexander Girard designs for Herman Miller book color and pattern joyfully and unselfconsciously in an era of muted minimalism. As the head of Herman Miller’s textile division from untilhe designed over textiles – many which feature surprising color combinations, folk art-inspired graphics, and geometric abstractions.

Alexander Girard became director of design for Herman Miller’s textile division ina time when fabrics, especially in the office, tended toward the utilitarian, drab and pattern-less.

“People got fainting fits if they saw bright, pure colour,” Girard commented at the time. Herman Miller and Vitra are two independent companies with a common interest in the designs and legacies of Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Alexander Girard. InVitra became Herman Miller’s licensee for continental Europe.

After the initial success of the endeavor, a joint venture was formed under the name Herman Miller AG to. Alexander Girard became director of design for Herman Miller’s textile division ina time when fabrics, especially in the office, tended toward the utilitarian, drab and pattern-less. “People got fainting fits if they saw bright, pure color,” Girard commented at the time.

At Herman Miller, Girard had the freedom to express himself. Alexander Girard. Born in New York City and raised in Florence, Alexander Girard was educated in Europe as an architect and began practicing architecture and interior design in the late s. In the s, he developed a friendship with Charles Eames when the two men realized that, coincidently, they had both designed almost identical radio cabinets and both happened to be experimenting with.

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Girard is well known for his bold, colorful, and iconic textile designs for Herman Miller (), which are extensively featured. These were often featured in conjunction with furniture designs by his contemporaries Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson/5(17).

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Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ALEXANDER GIRARD DESIGNS FOR HERMAN MILLER By Inc. Herman Miller - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.5/5(1). This is a great book. Page after page of Girard's designs.

Color and black and white photos. Few people know that, aside from textiles, Alexander Girard was responsible for some of Herman Miller's earliest modern furniture. His furniture design are also outlined in this book/5.

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