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The designers Alexander Girard and Charles and Ray Eames were leading figures in American design during the post-war era. While the primary focus of Girard's work was on textile design, he was also admired for his career in the graphic arts as well as furniture, exhibition and interior design. The expansive oeuvre of Charles and Ray Eames is not limited to product design, architecture, exhibition design and cinematography, but also encompasses a large number of graphic designs, most of which were created by Ray Eames. They were used in the Eames Office for business purposes and by the designer couple for personal celebrations – like the 'Happy Birthday' card created by Ray on the occasion of Charles's 48th birthday.