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Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards
Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards
Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards
Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards
Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards
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Louis Sullivan: Ornamental Designs Boxed Notecards

$16.95
20 blank notecards (5 each of 4 designs) with envelopes in a decorative box
Printed in full color on recycled paper with soy based inks
High-quality 250 gsm card stock
Soft white envelopes
Pomegranate's notecard sets feature exclusive selections of art from museums and artists around the world

Published with the Chicago Architecture Foundation

Box size: 5.375 x 7.375 x 1.5 in.
Card size: 5 x 7 in.

ISBN 9780764937903

ITEM 0367
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Description
Louis Sullivan’s designs stand—among stiff competition—as the preeminent exemplars of Chicago School architecture. He brought to his practice a conviction that ornamentation should arise naturally from a building’s overall design, restating, in a large or small way, themes expressed in the structure as a whole.

Sullivan (1856–1924) spent much of his career in a late-Victorian world that bristled with busy, fussy ornament for ornament’s sake. He refuted the contemporary style with the now famous dictum that “form ever follows function.” The pieces adapted for reproduction in this notecard assortment combine Art Nouveau complexity with geometric elegance, and in doing so epitomize the Sullivan sensibility.