FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT COLLECTION: A unique individual. A unique partnership. A unique product.A portion of the sales will support the conservation and education programs of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
Frank Lloyd Wright's (1867-1959) overall concept for his buildings included the integration of the furniture and decorative objects. He is widely considered to be America's greatest architect. He amazed the world with his architectural ingenuity and designs. His vision encompassed the buildings and residences he designed - as well as their landscaping, art glass, furniture, lighting and floor covering - to create a unified whole.
The five globes in this collection are adapted from select Wright drawings and concepts, chosen by Replogle and authorized by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. These are the first globes to be offered as part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® product line.
Replogle and the Foundation meticulously reviewed more than 100 of the architect’s drawings and designs to select the five, unique examples. Replogle’s product development manager explains: “Each globe’s design is exact to Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs. Each piece identically matches the dimension and geometry of the furniture it’s based upon. The richly stained maple and oak wood species were carefully chosen to replicate the Prairie Period. Every stand, like every globe its holds, is a hand-made work of art.”
“Each globe is steeped in history -- provocative representations of Americana, while communicating the universal appeal of Wright’s work,” says Replogle’s North American sales
manager. “Wright’s style is as much contemporary as it is traditional, fitting into almost any design
scheme. Furthering this breadth of possibilities, the globes in this collection are both large enough to serve as a room’s focal point, and small enough to serve as decorative accent pieces, while remaining functional and inspirational.”
About the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation:
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is a global forum for multi-disciplinary discourse about the future of the built and natural environments, promoting education, scholarship, design and research. Through programs designed to educate, inspire and motivate diverse audiences, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation advances dialogue and action to improve the quality, longevity and conservation of the built and natural environments while preserving the works and philosophies of Frank Lloyd Wright for the benefit of future generations. Wright established the Foundation, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1940 to be the repository of his life’s
work. The Foundation owns and operates: Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, and Taliesin West in Scottsdale (Wright’s own homes and studios); the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture; and the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives. Both Taliesin and Taliesin West are National Historic Properties and are on the United States World Heritage Tentative List. More information about the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is at www.franklloydwright.org.