One RARE Set Vintage Mid Century Modern La Fonda Del Sol Mayer China Restaurant Coffee Cup and Saucer (1 Coffee Cup and 1 Saucer). In 1960 Girard designed every aspect of the'La Fonda del Sol' restaurant located in the Time-Life building in Manhattan, New York. In a Latin American and contemporary theme/style, including menus, matchbooks, tableware and the ceramic tiles on the floors and walls. Girard created over eighty different sun motifs found throughout the restaurant. The restaurant closed ten years later in 1970.
Alexander Girard was raised in Italy and studied at the Royal School of Architecture in Rome. Girard is widely known for his contributions in the field of American textile design, particularly through his work for Herman Miller (1952 to 1975), where he created fabrics for the designs of Charles and Ray Eames! His work also includes designing the La Fonda del Sol Restaurant in New York (1960).
Today a few selected works of Alexander Girard are re-edited by Vitra. Terms: Vintage items do have a long history due to their age and do tell interesting stories by their beautiful patina and signs of wear of their previous owners. Patina is an essential part and reason for the individuality of each single vintage object. This is a final sale.The item "Alexander Girard La Fonda Del Sol Coffee Cup and Saucer Herman Miller Eames era" is in sale since Saturday, September 30, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiquitäten & Kunst\Porzellan & Keramik\Porzellan\Nach Stil & Epoche\50er- & 60er-Jahre". The seller is "selectedvintage" and is located in Zürich. This item can be shipped worldwide.