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Vitra - Coffee Mug Love Heart  Vitra - Coffee Mug, Love Heart red €18.00 * 5 von 5Vitra - Paper Napkin Checks 40 x 40 Vitra - Paper Napkins large, La Fonda Checks yellow 40 x 40 €6.90 *Vitra - Greeting Card Tree of Life Vitra - Greeting card Tree of Life, black €5.90 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Little Devil Vitra - Wooden Dolls Little Devil €109.00 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 1 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Masking Tape Love Heart Vitra - Masking Tape Love Heart, red €3.90 (€0.39/m) *Vitra - Greeting Card Love Heart Vitra - Greeting Cards, Love Heart €3.90 *Vitra - Coffee Mug Love Heart  Vitra - Coffee Mug, Love Heart gold €18.00 * 5 von 5Vitra - Alexander Girard Love Pillow Vitra - Graphic Pillow Love 40 x 40 cm, red €89.00 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 5 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra - Wooden Dolls No. 12 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Key Ring Sun Vitra - Key Ring Sun €25.00 *Vitra - Sticker Love Heart Vitra - Sticker Love Heart, gold €6.90 * 5 von 5Vitra - Greeting Card Four Leaf Clover Vitra - Greeting Cards, Four Leaf Clover €3.90 *Vitra - Greeting Card Sun Vitra - Greeting Cards, Sun €3.90 *Vitra - Masking Tape Palio Triangles Vitra - Masking Tape Palio Triangles, gold €3.90 (€0.39/m) *Vitra - Alexander Girard Love Pillow Vitra - Graphic Pillow Love 40 x 40 cm, pinkd €89.00 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 9 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 4 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Coffee Mug Eyes Vitra - Coffee Mug, Eyes blue €18.00 *Vitra - Sticker Love Heart Vitra - Sticker Love Heart, red €6.90 * 5 von 5Vitra - Mother Fish & Child Vitra -Wooden Dolls Mother Fish & Child €139.00 *Vitra - Greeting Card Hands Vitra - Greeting Cards, Hands €4.00 *Vitra - Girard Ornaments Vitra - Girard Ornaments, sun €15.00 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 11 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Masking Tape Checker Vitra - Masking Tape Checker, black / white €3.90 (€0.39/m) *Vitra - Home Sweet Home Coffee Mug Vitra - Coffee Mug, Home Sweet Home €18.00 *Vitra - Home Sweet Home Cushion Vitra - Home Sweet Home cushion, 30 x 40 cm €179.00 *Vitra - Paper Napkins 25 x 25 Vitra - Paper Napkins small, La Fonda Sun, yellow pink 25 x 25 €4.90 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 7 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Paper Napkins 25 x 25 Vitra - Paper Napkins small, La Fonda Sun, yellow green 25 x 25 €4.90 *Vitra - Sticker La Fonda Sun Vitra - Sticker La Fonda Sun, multicolour €6.90 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 3 €109.00 * 4 von 5Vitra - Masking Tape Millerstripes Vitra - Masking Tape Millerstripes multicolour, bright €3.90 (€0.39/m) *Vitra - Girard Ornaments Vitra - Girard Ornaments, heart €15.00 *Vitra - Wooden Dolls Vitra Wooden Dolls No. 2 €109.00 * 4 von 5
Alexander Girard - Designer

Alexander Girard was born in 1907 in New York City. He was considered one of the most influential figures in American design during the post-war period, alongside George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames with whom he was close friends.

The focus of his versatile work was textile design: as leader of the textile department of the “Hermann Miller Company”, Girard designed numerous textiles that mirrored his enthusiasm for vivid colours and patterns. He preferred abstract and geometric shapes, which he designed in many and most colour constellations.

His furniture pieces remain timeless and many of them are still available. Girard, who originally studied architecture, often worked as a furniture, graph, exposition and interior designer alongside his career.

He fanatically collected textiles from all the countries he travelled to, using them as a source of inspiration. In the last year of his life, 1993, he gave them all to the Vitra collection, together with his studio (hundreds of drawings, prototypes and patterns).