Frank Lloyd Wright Blog Posts

Uncertainty for the David and Gladys Wright House

In the early part of December 2016 Phoenix, Arizona’s city dropped its efforts to save the David and Gladys Wright House. According to an article on the Arizona Republic’s website AZCentral.com, “The City Council voted 8-1 to withdraw the propo...

California Modern Architecture: Richard Neutra

“Architects must have a razor sharp sense of individuality.” – Richard NeutraRichard Neutra the architect who perhaps, had most influence on mid-century modern architecture in California, wasn’t originally from California at all. Neutra was b...

Mackintosh Furniture on Film

Scottish architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh lived and worked at the turn of the Twentieth Century, and his work was not only ahead of his time, but in some cases, our time as well.For decades film production designers have favored Macki...

Frank Lloyd Wright Guggenheim Museum Paper Model

Designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1940's, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has become a landmark building in New York City. Completed in 1959, the building was extensively renovated in 1992. As part of the renovation a 10 story li...
by Tektonten Papercraft on Jun 13, 2016

Home Design Architectural from Frank Lloyd Wright

Design Home Architectural from Frank Lloyd Wright – For those of you who do like something unique and cool design sure to be seen as the home of Frank Lloyd Wright fit for you who do want to have a unique design and attractive house of his work...
by Beauty Home Ideas on Mar 4, 2016

Three Notable Wright Homes on the Market and One Up for Auction

Only two weeks into the new year and already here’s out first Frank Lloyd Wright related post! First we’re sharing an article by AJ LaTrace on chicago.curbed.com regarding the sales of three Wright Designed homes in the Chicago, IL area: the Will...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Other House for Darwin Martin

Since Design and Desire in the Twentieth Century has recently been posting several Frank Lloyd Wright related articles, we figured what’s the harm in posting one more? If you’re a frequent reader, you’ve probably seen our post on Wright’s Buf...

UPDATE: Unity Temple Restoration

If you’ve been following Design and Desire in the Twentieth Century, you know that this past spring we reported on the multi-million dollar restoration project begun on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL.A few weeks ago, Frank Lloy...

Milwaukee Homeowners Discover They Own A Frank Lloyd Wright House

Do you know if you own a historically significant home? Do you know who designed your home? If you’re like most people, you have no answer to these questions. Neither did Pat Wisialowski when she purchased the “ugly matchbox on a hill” in Shor...

Blinded by Science: Frank Lloyd Wright's Research Labs

Frank Lloyd Wright, Johnson Wax Research Lab (1939), Racine, WI. Image sourceHerbert F. Johnson, Jr. was one of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's most important clients. As president of his family's SC Johnson Wax Company, Johnson commissioned Wright to...

10 Most Overlooked Women in the History of Architecture: Marion Mahony Griffin

In 2013 ArchDaily ran a post on the 10 Most Overlooked Women in Architecture History. This post is the second in a series of mini-tributes to each of these architects. Marion Mahony Griffin (1871–1961) is best known for her association with ma...

Falling water in winter Frank Lloyd wright

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by Amazing HD Wallpapers on Jan 6, 2015

Wright Falling Water In Fall

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by Amazing HD Wallpapers on Nov 9, 2014

All Wright Walk 2014: Unity Temple (1905)

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple was the only Wright designed building included on the 2014 All Wright House Walkt hat was not a house, unless you consider the structure as a house of worship. Frank Lloyd Wright, Unity Temple (1905-1908), Oak...

All Wright Walk 2014: Arthur B. Heurtley House

Frank Lloyd Wright, Arthur B. Heurtley House (1902), Oak Park IL.Photo Credit: Bill Bowen Copyright 2014. The Arthur B. Huertley House is one of the finest examples of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie homes. Built, in 1092 for banker Arthur B. Huer...

All Wright Walk 2014: William G. Fricke House (1901)

The William G. Fricke house is, much like his William Martin House (1903), one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie homes that accentuates the vertical rather than the horizontal.1 Frank Lloyd Wright, William G. Fricke House (1901), Oak Park IL. The...

All Wright Walk 2014: Hills-DeCaro House (1906)

It is difficult to believe that Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hills-DeCaro House (1906) was originally a Stick-style house that Wright was commissioned to remodel by Nathan Moore who the property next door. It is even more difficult to believe that most...

All Wright Walk 2014: Isabel Roberts House (1908)

This past May, Design and Desire in the Twentieth Century celebrated our fourth anniversary by going on the road to attend the Frank Lloyd Wright Trusts’ All Wright 2014 house walk and fundraiser. The Trust is also celebrating an important anni...

Concrete Eyes

“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”― Frank Lloyd Wright            music+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and every one...

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal at MOMA

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is currently running Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal, an exhibition that explores the architect’s philosophy regarding the development of the American City during the period betwe...
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