What lies in the periphery of simplicity is definitely not peripheral.

by Emma

Frank Lloyd Wright. This manifesto, written as a series of “fellowship assets” meant to guide the apprentices who worked with him at his school, Taliesin.


1. An honest ego in a healthy body.


2. An eye to see nature.


3. A heart to feel nature.


4. Courage to follow nature.


5. The sense of proportion (humor).


6. Appreciation of work as idea and idea as work.


7. Fertility of imagination.


8. Capacity for faith and rebellion.


9. Disregard for commonplace (inorganic) elegance.


10. Instinctive cooperation.







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