Wright reproductions by Thoennes Studios

Frank Lloyd Wright was a master designer of the “Light Screen”, or stained-glass windows as we know them now. These are two of my favorites. The Dana Thomas house in Springfield has dozens of intricate windows, panels, sconces, doors and clearstory windows with these intricate patterns. The fountain glass doors go all along the wall off the Dana-Thomas living room.  This reproduction of one of those panels was built by Thoennes Studios, and completed in 1997 using a plan masterfully executed by Dennis Casey. Original prairie-style zinc came, lustre glass and float glass was used in the build. The piece on the lower left is a reproduction of Wright’s window in his home and studio in Oak Park, IL, which was completed just for fun in early 2000.

Frank Lloyd Wright's window reproductions by Thoennes Studios in 1997-1998.

Here are two of my favorite Fllw windows: the fountain glass door — one of dozens of similar designs for the Dana Thomas house in Springfield— and the window from his home and studio in Oak Park.

2 Comments on “Wright reproductions by Thoennes Studios

  1. Every time I see your reproduction Fountain glass door, I am amazed at how beautiful it truly is!

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