Frank Lloyd Wright called Dorothy Draper “An inferior desecrator”. Strange that they both enjoyed success in the early 1900’s; One by being “Wright”; and one by feeling “right”.
“I started this career because I loved doing houses. I’d done three of my own and I couldn’t keep on moving my family all the time, so I decided to decorate other people’s homes and buildings.” Dorothy Draper
But the days of predjudice against unlicensed, non-architectural designers is over, Yes?
Recently I was notified by the AIA that I was in violation of a state code by saying we did “architectural design”. They asked that we remove any reference to architectural design off our web site and advertising. (more…)