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For the legendary Alexander Girard, design was in the detail

Clip: 09/04/2019 | 6m 8s

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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