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Angel Candle Holder

Alexander Girard, 1953

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The Angel Candle Holder was made by Alexander Girard in 1953 as a unique decorative object for his home in Santa Fe. Vitra has now developed it for serial production in cooperation with the Girard family.
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Angel Candle Holder
Together with his friends Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures in American design during the post-war period. While textiles were 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 made the Angel Candle Holder for his home in Santa Fe, where it stood on the dining table surrounded by folk art and vases. He also used the motif in…
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Alexander 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.
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