Alexander Girad, Architect (and Interior Designer)

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Alexander Girad, Architect (and Interior Designer)

Postby scowsa » Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:02 pm

If you had previously asked me who Alexander Girad was, his "modern folkish" images would have come to mind, such as
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so I was surprised to read in his dedicated section of The Story of Eames Furniture that he was an architect, as well as a "whole package" designer.

So I tried a LoL Search on him and found nothing. Then I searched elsewhere and this a well earned placeholder on LoL for a man who designed:

His own MCM home in Grosse Point, MI

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which was apparently one of four MCM homes, like this

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and who is also responsible for most of the famous Braniff look, those chairs obviously being Eames, a fellow designer in the Herman Miller stable.

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Postby classic form » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:24 am

You should check out the interior he did at the Miller house in Columbus, Ind. I think you'd like it.

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Postby scowsa » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:31 pm

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Postby jonu » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:34 am

Great info Scowsa!

Always loved Girard's textiles.

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Postby scowsa » Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:22 pm

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Eero Saarinen's Miller House in Columbus, Indiana has been opened to the public by the Indianapolis Museum of art.

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Re: Alexander Girad, Architect (and Interior Designer)

Postby RichardDelaney102 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:57 am

Those chairs remind me of the chairs in 2001 Space Odyssey lol!
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