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"'Alexander Girard' is an encyclopedic (672 pages!) study of the design guru's influential style, especially his whimsical table settings." —Martha Stewart Living
"At 672 pages and a hefty 15 pounds, 'Alexander Girard,' by Todd Oldham and Kiera Coffee, might appear to be a catalog raisonné featuring all of the prolific designer's textiles, graphics, illustrations, furniture, interiors, products and buildings. In fact, Mr. Oldham said, Mr. Girard 'saved everything—every magazine clipping, every article, every ad.' To make sense of it all, Mr. Oldham and his team sifted through thousands of photos and documents, interviewing relatives and former employees." —The New York Times
I love the book but it arrived with a ding in the front cover. It is a large and heavy book and my need more than a single layer of cardboard for shipping. Read morePublished 11 months ago by BVL
this is one of my best Coffee Table books. It is fantastic.
I would recommend it to anyone interested in Design.
My husband is a retired architect and long-time fan of Girard's work. This book is not only thorough, but truly conveys the designer's extraordinary creativity and sense of humor. Read morePublished on April 1, 2012 by Kristan H. Mckinsey