Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Taliesin Line” from Schumacher

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‘Imperial Hotel Velvet’ by Frank Lloyd Wright for Schumacher

Living in the greater Los Angeles area, we’re lucky enough to have access to a number of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic homes, and commercial buildings.  The Hollyhock House, the Storer House, the Ennis House, the Freeman House, and the Anderton Court Shops are just a few of his achievements located here.

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‘Design 107’ by Frank Lloyd Wright for Schumacher

While we’ve seen his sketches and drawings reprinted on everything from greeting cards to ties, we had no idea he had ever created designs specifically for textiles until reading a recent article by Lauren Ro.  Designed by Wright, and executed by Ling Po, an artist, and apprentice to Wright at Taliesin West, the patterns were licensed to F. Schumacher & Company in 1955 as part of what was to be called the “Taliesin Line.”  While not all of the designs Wright and Ling Po developed were produced (see a few of them here) those that were have happily been reintroduced for purchase from Schumacher.  Not only are the original patterns available, but they have updated the colorways and fabrics.  What a treat!

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‘Design 101’ by Frank Lloyd Wright for Schumacher

View the current Schumacher Applied Architecture collection here.

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Leggings as Works of Art

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Susan C. Price wearing a pair of leggings featuring one of her original paintings.

Susan C. Price has made a selection of her original paintings available on leggings and other apparel in her Art Of Where online store.  They always turn heads wherever she or her fans wear them!

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Capri Pants featuring Susan C. Price’s original painting ‘Happy Chair’

Monarch – a fan favorite

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Monarch Beach Towel

Of all the surface designs created for the Morton Design House collection, Monarch is the pattern people continually return to.  Upon receiving an art print of the pattern, one fan remarked, “There’s something mesmerizing about the way the colors and patterns are juxtaposed that keeps me coming back to it.  I see it even when I’m not looking at it!”  The design does look dazzling on textiles.  Browse Morton Design House’s Monarch print on demand collection here.