It’s likely that whichever alphabet blocks you choose for your child,
they’ll get a real work out over the years. Why not pick ones
with substance and classic style, like the ones using the iconography
Alexander Girard. Mid-century chic at its very
best, the set comprises 28 wooden blocks featuring alphabet letters
from the late designer’s estate, and due to be released as a
font in the near future.
Loved worldwide for his unique colour palettes and smart interpretations of folk emblems, Girard’s aesthetics live on through
an astutely-managed estate and collaboration with other design houses such as
You’ll see their customised factory logo printed ‡la Girard
on one side of the blocks as a puzzle for the youngsters.
The other faces feature a variety of his smiling suns, plus others like
the famous ‘love’ motif, and of course those beautiful letters.
Introduce a piece of interior design history to your family. In your mind, split the cost
and they’ll be well worth the initial outlay.
Girard blocks – US$100 plus shipping from