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The design of each globe has been meticulously crafted to reflect the style of one of our all-time-favorite designers, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Replogle's five Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® Globes include the Tabouret, the San Marcos, the Hexagon, the Barrel (right), and the Wright. See the gallery to view all five.
The Barrel, as you can see, is modeled after Wright's famous "Barrel Chair," and the Hexagon's story is even more intriguing. From the press release:
The "Hexagon" also reveals an uncanny, historic connection between Replogle and Frank Lloyd Wright. Volker shares: "Just after Replogle became a licensee and they were working on the first five prototypes, I made a trip to the Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. While touring the building, we entered the office that was occupied by Mr. Price. In a triangular corner across from his desk was a large globe resting on a trapezoid, copper stand designed by Mr. Wright. The story goes that Mr. Price wanted a large wall map placed in his office. Mr. Wright convinced him that he should have a beautiful globe and stand to match the other design elements in the room instead. Well, Mr. Wright prevailed. As we rotated the original globe, we noticed the manufacturer was Replogle Globes. It was like an endorsement."
These beautiful globes will be available at high-end specialty stores and online stores. For a list of dealers, click here.