I have the best picks for Frank Lloyd Wright souvenirs that are beautifully crafted and sophisticated. Plus, most are easy to pack. And if you are visiting Oak Park, you can find them at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio gift shop. I am obsessed!
When hunting for the perfect souvenirs during your Oak Park travels, you need to go beyond the cliché knick-knacks if you want to shop something special in your Oak Park itinerary.
As a seasoned Oak Park resident, myself, I’ve mastered the art of tracking down truly unique and memorable Frank Lloyd Wright keepsakes, so you won’t have to wonder what to buy over breakfast.
In this blog, I’m spilling the beans on my absolute favorite place to find distinctive souvenirs. These awesome Oak Park mementos will have all your friends and family oohing and aahing over your impeccable travel taste.
So, grab that tacky souvenir shop tote bag to fill up with my hand-picked suggestions for the nicest souvenirs that will fit in your carry-on bag and make you the envy of all future Oak Park visitors.
The Best Frank Lloyd Wright Souvenirs for Gifting
As a traveler, I am a huge fan of RFID protection, especially crossbody bags that leave your hands free to do other things. I especially love anti-theft credit card holders that fit inside my bags to prevent fraud. This prairie-inspired pattern is classic and timeless.
Giving a Frank Lloyd Wright throw blanket as a holiday gift is like giving a cozy and cool present. I purchased one of these and it blends well with our home design. It’s also easy to wash. We’ve had it for over 20 years, and it never faded. It has fancy designs inspired by the famous architect, so it’s not just warm but also looks really good. It’s a great way to make someone happy if they like cool designs and staying warm.
Giving the gift of art is a thoughtful way to enhance someone’s home with your personal touch. This design uses vibrant colors for a modern look. Add this pop of color for visual interest to any room. It’s a perfect gift for your art-loving family members or friends. It will make a memorable impression and be appreciated for years.
This is a fancy silk tie that looks really stylish. It has a special design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. This tie looks very smart and elegant. It’s also like wearing a piece of art around your neck!
These are like special pieces of artwork for your wall. This one shows abstract art inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. The picture is filled with intriguing straight lines that capture the architect’s distinctive design.
This is perfect for those who still love snail mail and sending personally written messages. I know that I do. I use a lot of blank cards for thank-you notes and birthday messages. With these lovely designs, I would be tempted to frame them.
Celebrate Oak Park’s iconic architecture with a geometric-inspired holiday ornament. These handmade decorations feature Frank Lloyd designs. You may also like
- Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House Christmas Ornament
- Frank Lloyd Wright Tree of Life Christmas Ornament
Wright’s distinctive geometric designs are rendered in brushed metals or stained glass. Hang these elegant ornaments on your tree or give them as gifts to proudly display Oak Park’s design legacy.
These Frank Lloyd Wright glasses have the Tree of Life design and it’s a perfect accent to anyone’s barware. The geometric patterns make them stand out, yet they still have an elegant simplicity true to Frank Lloyd Wright’s aesthetic. They are durable enough for everyday use.
Speaking of wine, you can gift these to complete the Prairie-style barware with matching geometric coasters. The material protects tables from moisture rings while adding a decorative accent.
Imagine giving someone a special surprise that they can wear! These are earrings inspired by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. They look like tiny pieces of art for your ears, and they’ll make the person wearing them feel really fancy and happy. It’s like giving them a little bit of sparkle and style as a present.
Know any aspiring architects? Bring Frank Lloyd Wright’s influential designs into their daily life with this limited-edition pen to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright. The metallic pen bears the architect’s signature, and you can optionally use it as a fountain or ballpoint pen. It’s a unique way to celebrate Oak Park and the famous architect.
I don’t think I’ve seen a more well-designed journal that reflects Oak Park so beautifully. The sturdy book has a hardcover binding designed with an abstract prairie-style pattern.
This elegant journal lets you channel your inner Frank Lloyd Wright as you chronicle your daily thoughts and ideas. It’s an excellent gift for writers and travelers.
This pouch is a great gift for college students, architects, or anyone who needs help keeping things organized. It’s made of durable canvas and the pouch features an allover prairie-style print in earthy hues.
The zippered top keeps your pens, pencils, and other essentials securely contained. Gift the love of architecture with this handy Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired accessory.
Gift someone a special cup that’s not just for drinking, but it’s also like having a piece of art with your morning tea or coffee! Buy 2 or 4 so that they have a nice set to sip with family and friends.
When I lifted these votives, I was not expecting them to be so weighty. These votives are well-made and the quality is undeniable. With these handcrafted votives illuminating personal space, it will feel cozy and warm with a bit of artistry.
These exquisite tea towels, inspired by the iconic geometric designs of the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright add a touch of elegance to a kitchen.
This book will make an excellent addition to any architecture lover’s collection. Readers will surely be inspired and learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in Oak Park and throughout the country.
My husband is a professional architect and owns a design firm. He highly recommends these books:
- Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses
- Frank Lloyd Wright on the West Coast
- Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography
- Wright Sites
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater
The gift of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural legacy through engaging and visually stunning books will be timeless.
If you’ve been on a trip to the Big Apple, then you know about fantastic sights like this museum. For architecture enthusiasts and DIY aficionados, the Guggenheim Museum replica kit is a truly remarkable gift choice. This kit allows you to recreate the iconic Museum, designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Frank Wright Gilded Undated Planner is a must-have for anyone looking to stay organized and stylish. With its sleek design and geometric cover, this planner is not only functional but also a statement accessory. Its pages allow for flexibility, making it perfect for both long-term and short-term planning.
These neutral earth tones complement any decor for subtle yet stylish decoration. The trivet can be used to protect surfaces beneath hot dishes or hung on the wall. This design is inspired by the Frank Lloyd Wright Robie house in Chicago.
Slip into these Wright-inspired socks boasting prairie-style patterns. The cotton crew socks are screen-printed with geometric shapes and motifs from the architect’s works. It’s a practical gift for any lover of architecture.
Whether you’re a fan of his architecture or simply appreciate unique decor, a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired wall clock is a stylish and practical way to infuse your space with his design.
A Frank Lloyd Wright inspired vase is more than just a container for flowers; it’s a piece of functional art and an elegant way to gift his design.
Final Thoughts on Oak Park Souvenirs
Oak Park is the home of Frank Lloyd Wright whose influence on prairie architecture is still making an impact. These personal picks of souvenirs are extra special because they reflect the spirit of the village and pay homage to the architect himself.
OK, that’s it! This is my list of Oak Park souvenirs that you’ll want to grab before you leave. Well, maybe you won’t be able to grab all of these souvenirs in one visit, but this is a pretty nice list to choose from.
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If you are in Oak Park, you can find most of these at the Frank Lloyd Wright store. Their uniqueness alone is worth spending an extra nickel.
If you take the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio tour, you can also boast that you walked on the same property as Frank Lloyd Wright himself.
Trust me, you’ll never look at Frank Lloyd Wright houses the same way again. Don’t forget to leave room in your luggage to pack these gifts before you leave town.
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