Alexander Girard brought a sensuous playfulness to twentieth-century design that had been absent from the austere aesthetic of classic modernism. The printed tablecloths were created by Alexander Girard in 1961 for the Textiles & Objects shop (T&O) in New York City.
In cooperation with the Girard family, Vitra has selected 'Love Heart' and 'Snake' motifs designed by Alexander Girard for various purposes in which to adorn the Graphic Bags. - Vitra
Design Year: 1961
Material: 100% cotton, screen-printed motifs
Dimensions (cm): 32 x 32 x 25cm
The architect and designer Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures in American design during the postwar era. His passion for colors, patterns, and textures found expression in the field of textile design, which was a focal part of his oeuvre.
Established in 1950, the brand has left its mark on design history through its transcending path. Starting as a furniture producer, it paved its way to manufacturing and ultimately became the powerhouse design institution we see today.