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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Inflatable Architecture Experiment
In the late 1950s, Frank Lloyd Wright experimented with inflatable architecture when he created Fiberthin Airhouses, an innovative, affordable living space made from a durable nylon material. Like many of Wright’s designs, the Fiberthin Airhouses were seen as a thing of the future.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 29, 2019
Nature Study: Observe, Document, Design!
When observing nature, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the patterns that are in everything. But when you take the time to look closely, nature’s designs and organic beauty become apparent. This activity will inspire you to take what you see in the environment around you and create your very own nature patterns.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 26, 2019
USA Today: Did you know Phoenix blooms in the spring?
Spring has sprung in the desert and there are plenty of places around the Valley to enjoy nature and great weather. Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory, made USA Today’s list of 10 places to visit now.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 25, 2019
Apartment Therapy: There’s a Whole Frank Lloyd Wright Home Collection, and You Can Shop It On Amazon
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation thrives to connect new audiences to the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. One way the Foundation is doing this is through new licensed products. Apartment Therapy delves into the Foundation’s licensing initiatives and more in a recent article.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 22, 2019
Elle Decor: Frank Lloyd Wright’s New Lifestyle Brand is a Must for Architecture Lovers
With the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s newest licensing initiatives and products, it’s easy to incorporate great design into your home. In a recent article, Elle Decor highlights some of their favorite products that you can buy now.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 21, 2019
Teaching Gardens: The Sociology of Plants
During Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fellowship, he emphasized the idea of learning by doing, especially when it came to experiences and direct connections to the natural world. He wanted his students to be well-rounded individuals, who had an understanding and connection to nature and the environment. Here Jennifer Gray delves into how Wright’s students learned from nature, and how students continue to take lessons from nature today.
Jennifer Gray | Mar 20, 2019
Curbed: Frank Lloyd Wright, the latest lifestyle home brand
As the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation preserves and protects Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy, we’re working to help people live more beautiful lives by introducing new licensed products that honor Wright’s work and ideas. Foundation President & CEO Stuart Graff recently spoke with Curbed about our newly expanded licensing division.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Mar 18, 2019
Willey House Stories Part 12 – One Thousand Words
Every house has stories to tell, particularly if the house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Some stories are familiar. Some are even true. Some, true or not, have been lost to time, while others are yet to be told. Steve Sikora, owner of the Malcom Willey House, continues his exploration of the home and its influence on architecture and society.
Steve Sikora | Mar 15, 2019
Living the Legacy: A Day in the Life of the Graphic Design Fellow
For nearly a decade, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has invited a graphic designer to work full time on the Marketing and Communication team. The graphic design fellow is responsible for the visual identity of the Foundation, including designing the Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly magazine. 2018-2019 graphic design fellow, Meagan Vanderhill, is sharing her experiences and inspiration in a day of her life at Taliesin West.
Meagan Vanderhill | Mar 12, 2019