Caran D'Ache 849 Alexander Girard, Check Stripes pink
Alexander Girard, 2018
Together with Girard Studio and Vitra, Caran d’Ache introduces the 849 Alexander Girard Collection. Applying graphic patterns by Alexander Girard to the refined 849 silhouette, Caran d’Ache has created a timeless classic writing instrument.
Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures in American design during the postwar 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.
Since the earliest days of his youth, Girard was accustomed to taking a writing instrument along…
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.