Monthly Archives: October 2011

Frank Lloyd Wright: Control Freak or Design Genius?

Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably one of the most famous architects in US history.  Not only are his homes and commercial spaces still visited regularly by tourists, but his style has inspired home designs in neighborhoods around the country.  From Taliesin to Fallingwater to the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Frank Lloyd Wright has his fingerprints imbedded in some of the most recognizable buildings in America.

As an interior designer, I had always heard that Wright had no use for anyone in my profession.  While I knew that he designed much of his own furniture, stained glass and other decorative items for the interiors of the homes he designed, I never realized the extent to which he took his design perfectionism.

Frank Lloyd Wrights "Fallingwater"

"Fallingwater" photo courtesy the Library of Congress website

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