When Wright came to Southern California in the early 1920s, he began working in a design language very different from his previous projects. Like so many before and since, Wright was eager for a new start in the golden state. In January 1923, Wright opened up a small office in West Hollywood and began taking on commissions, including four houses to be constructed solely of geometric cast concrete blocks. This work gave new life to the humble concrete block with decorative bas-reliefs and a new building system he called “textile block construction,” a reference to his idea of weaving concrete blocks on the warp and weft of reinforced steel, forming an interlocking system for the “fabric” of the house. By using hand-cast blocks using raw materials found on the property, he blended the house with the color and form of the trees and hillside.
|SKU/Model||Frank Lloyd Wright FI-1099 DS Textile Block Embroidered Pillow - Teal|
|Notes 1 - One Sided Design 26x14.|
|Notes 2 - Suitable for indoor use. Spot clean only. 100% polyester.|
|Notes 3 - Each purchase of this item helps support the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s mission to inspire people to discover and embrace an architecture for better living through meaningful connections to nature, the arts, and each other.
: 10 - 14 Days
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