The Spring / Summer 2018 collection by Swiss fashion label Akris is a tribute to the versatile and vibrant oeuvre of American designer Alexander Girard (1907–1993). How does one approach a life’s work, and how does one translate it into a fashion collection? Albert Kriemler, creative director at Akris, offers his insights in the following interview.
The Vitra Design Museum exhibition „Alexander Girard – A Designer’s Universe“ is currently touring internationally and will be shown during the coming months at the following museums:16 June 2017 – 8 Oct. 2017 Cranbrook Art Museum, USA20 Dec. 2017 – 4 Mar. 2018 Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, South Korea20 June 2018 – 9 Sept. 2018 Berkeley Art Museum, USA03 Mai 2019 – 27 October 2019 Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, USA.