Art & Architecture

Architectural Drawings

Throughout the 1980s Lana Rigsby was perhaps best known for creating delicate, Beaux Arts-style architectural paintings. Working with Lowell Williams Design for developers like Houston’s Gerald D. Hines and Toronto-based Cadillac Fairview, Rigsby interpreted iconic buildings of the decade’s most celebrated architects: Philip Johnson, IM Pei, Cesar Pelli, and others. Based on these paintings, TimeLife Books commissioned Rigsby to render architecture through the ages for its encyclopedic series, TimeFrame.


A flag hand-sewn in 1865 by Kit Hinrichs’ great, great, great aunt ignited his lifelong love of US flags. Over decades the legendary designer amassed the world’s biggest collection of American flags, created the US Postal Service's "flag stamp", and became an acknowledged expert on the subject of Old Glory. For his book Stars & Stripes, Kit asked 96 designers and artists to re-interpret the flag; we melted our nation’s beloved banner into the most democratic of architectural icons. Lowell Williams Design.

See more of our Art & Architecture work:  Smithsonian Institution / Hines