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The World's Best Windows

Each week we bring you a trio of Good Things in art and design, chosen from the infinite creative archives of Present & Correct

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This week's Good Things enjoys the view through the finest of fenestration

It was Bill Gates who once famously said ‘Everyone loves windows’ and we’re inclined to agree. Now that spring is here, one can open their curtains to the world with a little more confidence. So this week's Good Things celebrates the finest of fenestration, inspiring you to look up, open up and enjoy the view.

Jose Guizar meticulously draws the windows of New York on a weekly basis, taking in their vast array of shape and colour. The results are not only attractive but will heighten your own awareness of the glass portals in your city.

229 Sullivan Street, West Village
229 Sullivan Street, West Village Illustration by Jose Guizar
206 East 16th Street, Gramercy
206 East 16th Street, Gramercy Illustration by Jose Guizar
739 Greenwich Street, Greenwich Village
739 Greenwich Street, Greenwich Village Illustration by Jose Guizar
62 Orchard Street, Lower East Side
62 Orchard Street, Lower East Side Illustration by Jose Guizar
Josef Albers and Frank Lloyd Wright both turned the notion of stained glass windows on its head. Using their trademark grids and palettes they created windows which were architectural feats in their own right.
Park, c. 1924
Park, c. 1924 Courtesy of The Josef Albers Foundation
An important window from the Avery Coonley Playhouse, c. 1912
An important window from the Avery Coonley Playhouse, c. 1912 Window by Frank Lloyd Wright
Latticework, c. 1926
Latticework, c. 1926 Courtesy of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1988
Tree of Life Windows
Tree of Life Windows Window by Frank Lloyd Wright
Upward, c. 1926
Upward, c. 1926 Courtesy of The Josef Albers Foundation
A 'Wisteria' leaded glass window from the Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, c. 1903-05
A 'Wisteria' leaded glass window from the Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo, New York, c. 1903-05 Window by Frank Lloyd Wright
Sinziana Velicescu has a penchant for a door or window, her portfolio is a cocktail of colour ways which you will want to inhabit.
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Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu

Windows
Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu
Windows
Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu
Windows
Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu
Windows
Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu
Windows
Windows Photography by Sinziana Velicescu

Present & Correct is a design blog and stationery store in London founded by graphic designers Neal Whittington and Mark Smith.

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