Spaulding Print Room

William S. and John T. Spaulding commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright in 1916 to design a room to store and display their incredible collection of Japanese prints. Assembled over many years, it consisted of over 6000 prints, all of the absolute highest quality and rarity. It was a collection that Wright was intimately familiar with. When…

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective

Frank Lloyd Wright was an enthusiastic car user all his life, and that taste was also reflected in his architecture. One of his designs in which this passion for the cars is more evident is the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective In recent months I have been collaborating with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in the…

E.A. Smith house in Oakland by Frank Lloyd Wright

This beautiful design for E.A. Smith unfortunately never came to be built.  As explained in Frank Lloyd Wright: The complete Works: The house for E.A. Smith, intended to be built in the northern pine forest of California, is a development of the fir-tree type cabin done for the Lake Tahoe Summer Colony in 1922. For…

Trinity chapel in Norman by Frank Lloyd Wright

I fell in love with this chapel years ago because of its suggestive design.  It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the University of Oklahoma in Norman but it was never built. The design starts from a misunderstanding between Wright and his client, a car dealer named Fred Jones, since he wanted an extension…