Shipping Info. In Fran introduced Frantasia, her exclusive line of snack sets, which she designed herself — not a design to paint and fire on glassware, but the glassware itself! Keeping abreast with the latest trends in graphic design, Gay Fad brought out two new geometric designs in For the neighboring property, Fran designed a production facility, obtained financing, and proceeded to act as her own contractor for its construction. This beautiful pink rose is very, very similar to the rose design that Fran Taylor founder of Gay Fad Studios is known to have painted on a lamp as a wedding gift for her brother in Now much more elaborate and detailed designs could be produced, like the Currier and Ives series introduced in the July issue of China and Glass and the Charles Dickens series introduced in the August issue of Crockery and Glass Journal.
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When one of her brothers was married in Detroit that year, Fran presented him and his bride with a pair of hand-painted Rose lamps as a wedding present. A talented artist and entrepreneur, she bought a gross of metal wastebaskets, decorated them with her own designs, and sold them to various department stores. Gal of distinction, and other things I dare not mention!