Today the Miller House in Columbus, Indiana, is one of the most highly regarded examples of mid-century Modernist residences. The home and garden complex was declared a National Historical Landmark in 2000 and is open to the public through the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
A designer's universe: Vitra opens first Alexander Girard retrospective
Girard made the home a joyous place at a time when design was all about reductionism and rationality. Pictured left: 'Armchair No. 66310', 1967, series production by Herman Miller Furniture Co. Photography: Jürgen Hans. Courtesy Vitra Design Museum. Right: 'Girls, Environmental Enrichment Panel # 3001', for Herman Miller, 1971. Courtesy Alexander Girard Estate/Vitra Design Museum