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Design for Textile

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Brush and black ink, graphite on white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-364
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Textile Design

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Gold and silver foil, black paper, paper cut outs, graphite on tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Collage
Object Name:
Collage
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-235
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Textile Design: Quatrefoil, no. 625

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and crayon on white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-246
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Textile Design: Quatrefoil, no. 625

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Blueprint, diazo print on white wove paper
Type:
textile designs
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-247
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Design for Printed Textile-Bispot

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-381
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Design for Printed Textile: "Quadrispot"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-382
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Design for Printed Textile-"Trispot I"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-383
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Design for Printed Textile-"Trispot II"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracingpaper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-384
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Design for Printed Textile-"Ovals"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-390
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C-Forms by Don Chadwick

Designer:
Donald Chadwick, American, b. 1936  Search this
Barbara J. Loveland, American, b. 1951  Search this
Client:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on glossy paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
1981-29-476
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FSW

Designer:
Charles Eames, American, 1907–1978  Search this
Ray Kaiser Eames, American, 1912–1988  Search this
Distributor:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Wood (walnut), canvas
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
Folding screen
Object Name:
Folding screen
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Ely Jacques Kahn
Accession Number:
1983-81-1
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4743

Designer:
George Nelson, American, 1907 – 1986  Search this
George Nelson and Associates, American, founded 1947  Search this
Manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Combed oak, lacquered wood, glass, molded plastic, aluminum, linen
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
Stereo cabinet
Object Name:
Stereo cabinet
Manufactured in:
Zeeland, Michigan, USA
Date:
Designed 1946, manufactured ca. 1955
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2018-22-59-a/c
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Aeron Chair

Designer:
Kam Tang, British, b. Hong Kong, 1971  Search this
Client:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Digital print and screenprint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Designed in:
London, England
Made in:
Melbourne, Australia
Date:
2012
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman Miller
Accession Number:
2014-19-1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Kam Tang
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Small Squares

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: screen printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Designed in:
USA
Date:
1953
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2018-22-122
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Silk Organdy

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Manufacturer:
Lyons, England  Search this
Producer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: plain weave
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Object Name:
Sample
Date:
1955
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-785
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Spun

Designer:
Thomas Heatherwick, English, b. 1970  Search this
Heatherwick Studio  Search this
Manufacturer:
Magis S.p.A., Italian, founded 1976  Search this
Producer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Rotationally molded polyethylene
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
Chair
Object Name:
Chair
Manufactured in:
Italy
Date:
2010
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman Miller, Inc.
Accession Number:
2012-18-1
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Comprehensive Storage System (CSS)

Designer:
George Nelson, American, 1907 – 1986  Search this
George Nelson and Associates, American, founded 1947  Search this
Manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Teak, brushed stainless steel, chromed metal, iron, painted metal, plastic (lamp shade)
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
Wall unit
Object Name:
Wall unit
Manufactured in:
Zeeland, Michigan, USA
Date:
ca. 1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Susan Kasakove
Accession Number:
2013-41-1-a/r
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Panton

Designer:
Verner Panton, Danish, 1926–1998  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vitra AG, Birsfelden, Switzerland, founded 1950  Search this
Producer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Injection molded Luran S thermoplastic
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
Stacking side chair
Object Name:
Stacking side chair
Manufactured in:
Basel, Swizerland
Date:
designed 1960, manufactured 1972
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Blaich
Accession Number:
1977-1-1
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Wallpapers Designed by Alexander Girard for Herman Miller

Manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Medium:
Screen printed on paper
Type:
sample books
Wallcoverings
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
Zeeland, Michigan, USA
Date:
1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Suzanne Sekey
Accession Number:
1995-151-1-1/37
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Mexicotton Stripe

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Manufacturer:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: plain weave
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Designed in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2018-22-125
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