Husser Desk – Frank Lloyd Wright
Custom desk design inspired by the dining table in the Husser residence by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Husser Table Desk – Frank Lloyd Wright – Solid Black Walnut Original And Contemporary Craft, Not Reproduction, Made In The Same Hand And Materials As The Original – Original Craft, Not Reproduction, Made In The Same Hand And Materials As The Original – Custom Designed From The Historic Record – Hand Hewn, Mortise And Tenon Joined (means master crafted no fast process) – All Species Of Wood Available – Structural Frames Using Solid Full Length Timber (no fake laminates, scarf joints or glued up parts, no veneers – no glue ups – no bolt ons) – Master Craftsmanship That Insures Your Furnishing Will Stand The Test Of Time – A True Family Heirloom And Valuable Future Antiquity – All Carvings Hand Carved By Our Master Carvers (no cnc, faux casted resin carving or gang carving) – Fine Art 10 Process Hand Rubbed Finished To World Class Antique Collectors Standards (no spray on faux fast paint jobs) – Best Fabrics – Full Grain Leathers (processed in American tanneries only) – Guaranteed Forever – Backed By Over A Century Of Fine Craftsmanship Since 1913.
Master Blacksmithing – Solid Hand Forged Wrought Iron (no castings or hollow faux metals) by the hand of a genuine master craftsman using age old tried and tested techniques. All heat applied iron oxide hand patina finished (no powder coating or faux paint on iron finishes).
Please don’t be fooled by our upscale appearance. Our prices are usually lower than lesser quality name brand mass production fast process imports, because “We Are The Factory,” building custom handcrafted furniture in America since 1913.
Wooden Desks – Historical Origin and Design Inspiration
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (1867-1959) Wright was born in Richland Centern WI. In 1887 Wright went to Chicago, where he became a designer for the firm of Adler and Sullivan. In 1893 he established his own office in Chicago. Wright created the philosophy of “organic architecture,” which maintains that a building should develop out of its natural surroundings. His designs for both private and public structures were boldly original, and he rebelled against classic architecture and it traditional ornamentation.
Wright initiated many new techniques such as the use of precast concrete blocks reinforced by steel rods. He introduced numerous residential innovations, including air conditioning, indirect lighting, and panel heating. Besides project work, Wright spent much of his time writing, lecturing, and teaching. He was a frequent guest on television in the 1950’s.
Wright died in 1959 and unleashed a huge debate, still going on, about what constitutes a Wright house. Is it a house he personally designed and saw through to construction? Is it a house he designed but was built by Taliesin staff after his death? Is it a house he designed but was built later by others? And what about modifications – just how many and to what extent do design changes make a Wright-designed house simply Wright-inspired? With literally hundreds of unbuilt Wright houses available through Taliesin, that debate will certainly continue.
Wright has been studied more than any other architect. With countless books, films, and dissertations, his life is well-documented. We will not attempt more here except to document his amazing houses. He was one of the greatest figures in 20th-century architecture, and because of his immense popularity he continues to be one of the only architects the average person can name. (Source: wikipedia.org)
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