Designing/implementing a small frame for a client's Frank Lloyd Wright house
numbers was a pleasant little project after the pesky chair reproduction ...
and the "0"'s orientation would make a good Trivia question.:
I like it. It upholds that thing FLW always did. Bust the conventions
in search of a more playful look.
The convention that the 'o' is always a bit bigger that its neighbours,
was handled FLW's way... make it smaller instead.
His hits were always way bigger than his plentyful misses.
I always admired the chances he took. "you can't get to second base and
keep one foot on first."
r---> who has a huge library of FLW books. Him and Gropius...Mies...Klee...Piet.....
On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 15:44:53 -0500, Swingman wrote:
FLW and R. Buckminster Fuller are a couple of my favorite thinkers. I
used to work for Dominos Pizza and the Ann Arbor headquarters was FLW
inspired. From the highway you'd see a single story and a wide, low roof.
The building is actually three storys and houses a humungo refrigerator,
dough factory, training facilities, museum(s), company stores and offices
and a LOT of rental space.
If you surf over to the Smithsonian website you can look at a number of
his sketches and so on.
For some reason I had never ventured onto your site except for a quick
look here or there. This morning I went to look at the number frame
and then saw the desk, a table, another table, the new kitchen, and on
Very impressive to say the least!
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