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Learning by Doing Part 5 – The Whole is to the Part as the Part is to the Whole
In the final part of her learning by doing series, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 2018-2019 Graphic Design Fellow Meagan Vanderhill reflects on the process and dissects what she learned from applying Wright’s principles to her life.
Meagan Vanderhill | Nov 12, 2019
Phoenix Magazine: Shopping the Frank Lloyd Wright Store
In their shopping section, Phoenix Magazine featured a handful of Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired products you can purchase now in the Frank Lloyd Wright Store at Taliesin West.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Nov 5, 2019
Architecture in Motion: The Gordon Strong Automobile Objective
In the fall of 1924, Chicago businessman Gordon Strong commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design a resort facility for the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland, Strong’s rural estate near Washington, D.C. Referred to by client and architect as an “automobile objective,” the structure was to attract the large motoring public which had evolved in post-World War I America. Wright’s design was one of the most striking of his career. Inside it contained a huge domed planetarium; outside it resembled a circular ziggurat, with concrete automobile ramps spiraling up to the top and back down again.
Mark Reinberger | Nov 4, 2019
Home Furnishing News: Made of the Wright Stuff
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s licensee Classic Rug Collection spoke to Home Furnishing News to share more about their new Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired rug collection.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Nov 1, 2019
Preservation of Taliesin West Board Room Completed
In the third and final part of this series, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Taliesin West Preservation Manager Emily Butler reflects on the process of preserving Taliesin West’s Board Room, and discusses some of the finishing touches that helped bring the space to its former glory.
Emily Butler | Nov 1, 2019
A Frightful Night: Halloween at Taliesin and Taliesin West
At Frank Lloyd Wright’s two homes Taliesin and Taliesin West, Olgivanna and Frank Lloyd Wright often celebrated the holidays in lavish style including Halloween, where the Wright’s and Taliesin Fellowship dressed in costume and enjoyed a feast.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 31, 2019
Articulate: Frank Lloyd Wright – Wright and Wrong
This episode of Articulate delves into the lives of idealistic icons including Frank Lloyd Wright. Through interviews we gain insight into Wright, learning more about his work, life, and legacy.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 30, 2019
AZEdNews: Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Introduces a Revamped K-12 Field Trip Program
In a recent article, AZEdNews highlights the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s revamped K-12 field trip program at Taliesin West.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 28, 2019
New Jewelry Collection Inspired by the Cabaret Theatre at Taliesin West
Inspired by the light and use of shape in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Cabaret Theatre at Taliesin West, Phoenix artist Jason Catlin created a collection of jewelry using 3D scanning technology. We spoke with him to learn more about his process and what inspires him about Wright’s work.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 23, 2019