All posts tagged: art

Form, Function, & What Follows: Louis Sullivan’s Emotional Design

floor tiles

Everyone has heard of Frank Lloyd Wright. Possibly the most famous American architect, there are LEGO versions of his works available in miniature for the armchair architect. I’m willing to bet that many people can name at least one famous building he’s responsible for designing – Falling Water, the Guggenheim, the Imperial Hotel, Taliesin. All breathtakingly beautiful, innovative, and cultivated to exist in harmony with …

Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch

Saarinen's arch

This week, St. Louis celebrated the 49th birthday of the architectural icon that’s come to define our city – the Gateway Arch. Completed in 1965, the Arch is the tallest memorial in the United States and the tallest stainless steel monument in the world. The Gateway Arch’s architect, Eero Saarinen took an abstract concept and created one of the most iconic monuments in the world. …