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Imagining the Future Through Frank Lloyd Wright’s Work
Frank Lloyd Wright’s ideas were often ahead of their time and in turn served as inspiration for many creators of futuristic, science-fiction films. This influence that Wright had, which can be seen in popular films including Gattaca, Star Wars, and more, is a testament to the visionary he was.
Tierney Hamilton, Marin Cultural Association | Jul 19, 2019
Search, Discover, Apply
Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs were made to be of their surroundings. Wright always considered the existing architecture in his design, while still maintaining his unique principles and aesthetic. In this activity, you’ll be working with three examples of architecture to examine how Wright sought underlying patterns to design a building that was uniquely his own, while still respecting the history of the site.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 12, 2019
Learning By Doing Part 1 – Froebel’s Gifts
For the next several months, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 2018-2019 Graphic Design Fellow, Meagan Vanderhill, will be exploring the concept of learning by doing. Here, she creates a nature pattern inspired by Froebel’s Gifts, childhood education objects that inspired Frank Lloyd Wright, and impacted his philosophy and approach to design.
Meagan Vanderhill | Jun 27, 2019
Living with Nature: Historic Preservation
As the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation embraces more sustainable, innovative practices in our preservation work and beyond, we’re sharing some of these methods, and providing some tips on how you can incorporate these practices into your own home and life. Here, we discuss the topic of historic preservation and share some of the innovative preservation techniques we use at Taliesin and Taliesin West.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 24, 2019
A Showcase of Ideas: Taliesin Associated Architect Charles Schiffner’s House of the Future
In late 1970s, Charles Schiffner, an architect of Taliesin Associated Architects, the architecture firm created by Frank Lloyd Wright’s apprentices following his passing, was tasked with envisioning what the future of residential living might look like. Schiffner designed the House of the Future as a showcase of ideas, featuring innovative technologies and home automation, many of which are used in homes today.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 13, 2019
10 Gifts for Dads who Love Great Design
This Father’s Day, find the perfect gift for your dad at the Frank Lloyd Wright Store, with everything from fine leather goods to comfortable clothing.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 5, 2019
Game of Thrones Set Designer Finds Inspiration in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Work
In the upcoming Spring 2019 issue of the Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly magazine, “Timeless: Frank Lloyd Wright + Contemporary Pop Culture,” we spoke with three contemporary set designers who worked on Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Isle of Dogs about the inspiration they found in Wright’s designs, and how his work led them to create some of the most iconic, recognizable sets. Here we give you a sneak peek at the article, and share thoughts from Deborah Riley, production designer on HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | May 13, 2019
Mother’s Day 2019 Gift Guide
This Mother’s Day, express your love for a special mother in your life with beautifully-designed Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired gifts ranging from handcrafted jewelry to timeless art.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | May 7, 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