loggia gates wright card case

loggia gates wright card case
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the venerable Guggenheim museum in New York city, Acme studios is proud to debut the Guggenheim rollerball pen & card case. These items reveal the striking circular design of the loggia gate that Wright designed for the museum. Frank Lloyd wright grew up to be America's greatest & most innovative architect. Wrights legacy is one of America's foremost cultural treasures & in 1940 he established the Frank Lloyd Wright foundation to protect & preserve his lifes work. in addition, architectural record magazine published a list of the 100 most significant buildings in the world 11 of which were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Acme studios is internationally known for their collectible pens they were the first company to make printed pens, giving them endless possibilities for new designs. since founded in 1985, acme has branched into different products such as personal accessories, wallets, watches & jewelry, along with their unique assortment of writing tools. these collections are the result of collaborations with many well-known designers from all different backgrounds & specialization's, giving acme special status in the design industry ACME Studios was founded in Los Angeles in 1985 by Adrian Olabuenaga and his wife, Lesley Bailey. ACME made its first appearance with a limited edition collection of jewelry designed for them by Peter Shire, the LA-based member of the world renowned Memphis Group. Soon after the initial debut, ACME released a large collection of over one hundred pieces, MEMPHIS DESIGNERS for ACME, with the help of writer Barbara Radice and designerarchitect, Ettore Sottsass. Many pieces from this collection are now in the permanent collections of museums around the world (the Denver Art Museum and Brooklyn Museum of Art in the United States). The entire series is in the permanent collection of the Groninger Museum in Holland.   Mirror chrome metal finish inside and out Unique epoxy image applied to the lid Card cases hold 12-14 business cards, or 2-3 credit cards Measures 3.75 x 2.25-inches

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