Articles and posts related to Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Best of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Art Glass

Robie House, Photo By Cervin Robinson While Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture is amazing, don’t forget that he designed every element in most of his homes.  That includes the art glass in many of is prairie style buildings.  For fans of Frank Lloyd Wright art glass I’ve put together a short list of my [...]

By | 2017-10-29T13:54:34+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Houses, Uncategorized|0 Comments

History of the W. Irving Clark House

The W. Irving Clark house is located at 211 S. La Grange Road in La Grange Illinois.  It was one one the last bootleg homes attributed to Frank Lloyd Wright.  The home was built in 1893 just before he left Adler and Sullivan. Originally  the design was attributed to E. Hill Turnock.   It is [...]

By | 2017-08-30T03:27:52+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright, Houses|0 Comments

Wright Walking Tour, May 21st in La Grange, IL

The La Grange Historical Society will be giving a Frank Lloyd Wright walking tour on Sunday, May 21st 2017. The tour will walk past four homes in the village of La Grange designed by Wright between 1892 and 1907. Wright's Bootleg Homes This unique tour will feature two of Wright’s earliest bootleg homes.  These homes [...]

By | 2017-04-06T02:22:35+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright|0 Comments

History of the Robert G. Emmond House

Emmond House, circa 1893 Frank Lloyd Wright's Robert G. Emmond house is a fine example of Wright's earliest works. The home was built in 1892 while he was still working for the Adler and Sullivan architecture firm. Wright was 25 years old at the time. Wright's employment contract with Adler and Sullivan forbid [...]

By | 2017-08-31T02:16:08+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright, Houses|1 Comment

Hollyhock House Inspired Nightlight

I've just completed a new nightlight that I'm excited to have up in my Etsy store.  I was inspired after flipping through the pages of my copy of Light Screens Illustrated by Dennis J. Casey. I've been experimenting with a lot of pieces that have been based on squares and rectangles.  It seems like it was [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:12:37+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright|0 Comments

New Emmond House Stained Glass Project

Orignal Emmond House window I've been wanting to create a new glass panel based on Frank Lloyd Wright's stained glass windows in the Robert Emmond house. The windows in the 1893 home draw inspiration from his early Oak Park Studio.  A variation of the diamond pattern that he made extensive use of in Oak Park can [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:15:32+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright, Project|0 Comments

2017 Frank Lloyd Wright Housewalk

Photo By Ivo Shandor The 2017 Frank Lloyd Wright Housewalk will commemorate Wright's 150  birthday. The event will be held on Saturday, May 20th, 2017.  If you're a Wright fan it will be, the place to be in May. Buying Tickets Online You can get your tickets direction from the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust on [...]

By | 2017-04-03T01:28:59+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Frank Lloyd Wright|0 Comments