by Kate Barnett in New Fashion on Monday 22 June 2009

Years after his death, Alexander Girard is is experiencing a resurgence — or maybe he’s just getting his rightful recognition. Undoutbly one of the greatest pattern makers, environmental and exhibition designers of the twentieth century, Girard favored abstract and geometric forms, typically put together in bright colours and patterns. Urban Outfitters have just released an Alexander Girard collection, transforming iconic designs into items for the home so that they can be enjoyed on a daily basis.