Mock-Up of Girard Mirror Design, 1960-1962

Summary

In 1961, Herman Miller opened the avant-garde "Textiles and Objects Shop" in New York City. Designer Alexander Girard conceived of the idea, designed the shop, and created many of the goods sold inside, including a colorful fabric-covered mirror. This design mock-up shows a possible geometric and color combination for the mirror.

In 1961, Herman Miller opened the avant-garde "Textiles and Objects Shop" in New York City. Designer Alexander Girard conceived of the idea, designed the shop, and created many of the goods sold inside, including a colorful fabric-covered mirror. This design mock-up shows a possible geometric and color combination for the mirror.

Artifact

Mock-up

Date Made

1960-1962

Creators

Girard, Alexander 

Herman Miller, Inc. 

Creator Notes

Herman Miller Textiles. Designed by Alexander Girard.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

92.48.5.7

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Herman Miller, Inc.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cloth

Color

Blue
Pink (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 18.625 in

Width: 18.75 in

Inscriptions

on front: No. 3397 tray corner by A. Ludwig & Co. Cat. No. 20 ("3/4 x 3/4" x 3/4". lacquered polished brass) / B-8

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