About Oak Park Skylight Candle Holder – Frank Lloyd Wright
This beautiful brass and enamel Oak Park Skylight Candle Holder features a design inspired in the stained glass skylight pattern located in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio. Designed by the quintessential architect himself, Frank Lloyd Wright‘s Oak Park Home and Studio served as both his private residence and his workplace, from 1889 to 1909, during the first twenty and most prolific years of his career. It was at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park Home that he executed many of his famous designs, that gave birth to his iconic Prairie style. More details on Oak Park Skylight Candle Holder – Frank Lloyd Wright:
- Dimensions: 5.5″H x 2.5″W x 2.5″L inches
- Weight: 1 lb
- Material: Brass, enamel, Battery operated tealight.
- Location: Inspired in stained glass skylight pattern, located at the entrance of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio.
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About Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright was the leader of the Prairie School movement and his creative period spanned more than seventy years. Already well known during his life, he was recognized as “the greatest American architect of all time” by the American Institute of Architects in 1991, and he remains an influential figure to this day. The ever-inventive Frank Lloyd Wright attempted to keep his commitment to an “architecture of democracy,” by finding ways to incorporate the structure fully into its site in order to ensure a fluid, dynamic exchange between the interior of the structure and the natural environment outside. The implied message of Wright’s new architecture was space, not mass. In the late 1930s, he acted on a cherished dream to provide good architectural designs for the less prosperous people by adapting the ideas of his prairie houses to plans for smaller, less expensive dwellings with neither attics nor basements. These residences, known as Usonian houses became templates for suburban housing developments in the post-World War II housing boom.