Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union

“Form follows function—that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” - Frank Lloyd Wright

“Form follows function—that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

This quote’s original source is unknown, but it is frequently quoted. If you know of the original source, please let me know.  Quote found from Interaction-Design.org

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  • Amir

    It’s from the documentary of “Frank Lloyd Wright” by Ken Burns – 1998

  • Paladin777

    Unfortunately, that’s not the prime source for the quote, Amir.  This quotation is given at at least 50 internet sites, yet not one gives the source of where and when Wright actually is supposed to have said it. Frankly, this is how sad our scholarship is today!

2 Responses to Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union

  1. Amir says:

    It’s from the documentary of “Frank Lloyd Wright” by Ken Burns – 1998

  2. Paladin777 says:

    Unfortunately, that’s not the prime source for the quote, Amir.  This quotation is given at at least 50 internet sites, yet not one gives the source of where and when Wright actually is supposed to have said it. Frankly, this is how sad our scholarship is today!