02/08/2007 - 04/08/2007
A broad range of designs by Wright, one of America’s most influential industrial designers who was among the first to use new technologies to create casual, efficient & economical items for home use. He sought to simplify everyday living & instill an intimacy with nature by integrating the home & its surrounding environment. The exhibit offers some insights into his motivations & influences derived from his formative years in the Midwest & the work he conducted in Asia in the 1950s & 60s.
Accompanying lecture by Robert Stearns, Exhibition curator from Stearns+Associates