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Alexander Girard Alphabet Blocks

10.20.08   |   Posted in: Modern Home   |   By: A. Salem Jones
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What better way to get the creative juices flowing in a kid than with an Alexander Girard block set? The blocks feature Girards wonderful iconic suns.

Alexander Girard (1907-1993) was a design virtuoso whose work ranged from the incredibly comprehensive and unforgettable Braniff Airways identity to high-profile restaurant designs such as New York’s La Fonda del Sol. A longtime textile designer for Herman Miller, Girard’s work created a powerful artistic statement that is still having a profound effect on interior and exterior architectural environments today.

28 Wood Alphabet Blocks
Blocks 1 3/4″ (4.5 cm) Square
Kit 14″ x 9″ (35 cm x 22 cm)
Michigan-grown, kiln-dried basswood.
Printed with non-toxic, lead-free child-safe inks.
Ages 4 and up

Order it here for $100.

2 Responses to “Alexander Girard Alphabet Blocks”

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