The Table Runners by Alexander Girard feature the textile motifs Broken Lines and Geometric E, which were developed by the legendary American designer in 1964 and 1971 respectively. A limited edition with the Sea Things pattern by Ray Eames is now also available.
The designers Alexander Girard and Charles and Ray Eames were leading figures in American design during the post-war era.
While textile design was the primary focus of Girard's oeuvre, he was also admired for his work in the areas of furniture design, graphics, exhibitions and interior architecture. Girard brought a sensuous playfulness to twentieth-century design that had been absent from the austere aesthetic of classic modernism. For the Table Runners, Vitra collaborated with the Girard…
The architect and designer Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures in American design during the postwar era. His passion for colours, patterns and textures found expression in the field of textile design, which was a focal part of his oeuvre.