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For the legendary Alexander Girard, design was in the detail

Clip: 09/04/2019 | 6m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Legendary designer Alexander Girard fused sleek modernism with playful folk art. At Santa Fe’s Museum of International Folk Art, "A Designer's Universe" highlights Girard's breadth of creativity, from mapping a country to devising a language. That exhaustive approach is evident in his best-known projects, for which he designed every detail. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports.

Aired: 09/04/19

Rating: NR

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