The decorative Wooden Dolls, designed and made by Girard for his own home in Santa Fe, were likewise inspired by his extensive personal collection of folk art. Part decorative object, part toy, the Wooden Dolls are based on originals from the Girard estate in the holdings of the Vitra Design Museum.
Designed by leading figure in American design, Alexander Girard
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Vitra and the Vitra Design Museum have devoted themselves to the reappraisal and revival of Alexander Girard's work over the past several years.Born in 1907 in New York City, Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures of postwar American design. Having originally studied architecture, Girard made a name for himself over his long career in the fields of furniture, exhibition, interior and graphic design. Moreover, he was one of the world's most important collectors of folk art.
https://www.heals.com/girard-dolls.html23496Girard Dollshttps://www.heals.com/media/catalog/product/_/1/_1_0_1008739.jpg9999GBPInStock/Inspiration/Mid-Century Furniture/Brands/Vitra/Christmas/Gifts for Design Lovers/Inspiration/Discover Design/Brands/Vitra/Vitra Home Accessories/Gifts/Gifts for Design Lovers/Designer/Alexander Girard/Home Accessories/Decorative Home/Home Accessories/Decorative Home/Decorative ObjectsThe decorative Wooden Dolls, designed and made by Girard for his own home in Santa Fe, were likewise inspired by his extensive personal collection of folk art. Part decorative object, part toy, the Wooden Dolls are based on originals from the Girard estate in the holdings of the Vitra Design Museum. Together with Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, Alexander Girard was one of the leading figures of postwar American design.<p>
Designed in 1952, these playful mid-century dolls have become icons of their era providing fun decorative objects for the home.<p>
With over 20 designs to chose from, this range of colourful characters comes in a variety of shapes and sizes for you to mix and match.00brand:Vitradesigner:Alexander GirardVitraAlexander GirardNoNoNoAlexander GirardDefault
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