Designer: Alexander Girard
Alexander Girard’s whimsical hand and dove design evokes recurring themes in his series of decorative Environmental Enrichment Panels: love, peace, and freedom. Originally created in 1972 to add personality to Herman Miller’s Action Office furniture system, this archival reissue now adds warmth and color to both living and working spaces. Bright and bold, the 47-by-16-inch canvas print is 1.5-inches deep and comes pre-mounted so it’s easy to hang. Mounting hardware is included.
In 1972, Alexander Girard created 40 decorative silkscreen designs for Action Office, the first open-plan furniture system. His aim was to personalize and add an element of “aesthetic functionalism” to these installations. Unlike the designer’s usual printed textiles, the fabric panels consisted of single stand-alone images that range from abstract patterns to figurative pictograms. Large, vibrant, and filled with personality, the Environmental Enrichment Panels epitomized Girard’s belief that design should bring beauty, fun, and sensuality to our lives.