In cooperation with the Girard family, Vitra has chosen a few striking motifs for the Graphic Boxes from the extensive Girard estate held in the Vitra Design Museum archives. With their distinctive designs, these high-quality cardboard boxes can serve as unique gift boxes or eye-catching storage containers.
Along with his colleagues Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, Alexander Girard was one of the 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 graphic arts as well as furniture, exhibition and interior design. Girard brought a sensuous playfulness to twentieth-century design that had been absent from the austere aesthetic of classic modernism.
In cooperation 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.