Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest architects of the twentieth century.
Wright created spaces for living and applied his design expertise to everyday objects within those spaces. He skillfully harmonized relationships between his architectural designs and their interwoven elements, often adapting motifs that echo patterns taken from nature or the geometry of his buildings. The Dana-Thomas House lamp art glass design that this tile is based upon typifies Wright’s adroit coupling of these elements. The geometric abstract pattern of the lamp’s art glass incorporates nature’s autumnal colors. When lit, the room is filled with a warm glow.
Actual tile size: 7-13/16" square
Our tile frames are made by Dard Hunter Studios, founded by early Roycrofter Dard Hunter and run by his grandson, Dard Hunter III.
The 3-inch oak Legacy beveled frame is available in Craftsman Oak finish only and is 13-1/2" square.
The 2-inch Oak Park flat frame is also made of oak and comes in Craftsman Oak or Ebony finish. Its finished size is 11-1/2" square. (The Oak Park is the only frame style approved by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation for the tile in our Frank Lloyd Wright Collection (R).)
Note: Legacy frames are available with dividers for framing multiple pieces. Oak Park frames are available with multiple openings by special order.
Motawi polychrome tiles are striking individual art pieces as much as functional tile installation accents. We’re told that our tiles will give you serious cred in gift-giving circles. And each one is made by hand and with heart in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
We embrace variation and handmade beauty. The bold heft of each Motawi tile reveals serious craftsmanship. And our time-honored hand-glazing methods produce a nuanced range of color with depth and translucence.
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Ann Arbor MI, 48103
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