Almost everyone knows about Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture career— with buildings as beautiful as Fallingwater and Talesin, it would be hard not to! But you might not know about Wright’s other passion: graphic design.
Wright was also a graphic designer who experimented with geometry and abstraction and designed various magazine covers, murals, posters, book covers and brochures. He saw geometric shapes like the square, triangle and circle as a way to interpret nature and used them in many of his designs.
Want to see some of these designs for yourself? You’re in luck! Spoonflower and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation have teamed up to release six of Wright’s designs on textiles in the new USONIAN collection.
“When the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation reached out to Spoonflower with the idea to make some of the master architect’s designs available to all in our Marketplace, we couldn’t wait to see the results,” says Spoonflower.
By offering the designs to the general public, Stephanie Pierotti, Vice President of Licensing at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, believes they’re reflecting Wright’s vision: “Wright was very emphatic about democratizing design and utilizing the latest technology available to bring his designs to life.”
Each of the Mid Mod designs can be purchased as test swatches, fat quarters or in larger quantities. They’re the perfect material for throw pillows, curtains or upholstery. Check them out at Spoonflower!