ALEXANDER GIRARD: A DESIGNER’S UNIVERSE

by Mateo Kries and Jochen Eisenbrand

 

A Designer’s Universe, edited by Mateo Kries and Jochen Eisenbrand, collects materials from all polyhedric artist Alexander Girard’s facets. In addiction to six essays about his pioneering activities and Italian origins, the volume contains a biography and a complete list of works with previously unseen archive material.

One of the most influent textile artists and interior designers of the 20th century, Alexander Girard has been influenced by Pop and Folk Art. Illustrations or dolls, paintings or fabrics, his whole production is characterized by rich colours and seems infused with a joyful and ironic spirit, which gives a sense of warmth to anyone who looks at it.

 

Mutina LIBRARY is a visual compendium made of all the inspirational sources that brought Mutina brand to life and shape.

 

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