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Viewers of the avant-garde design show Full House will certainly recall its tribute to San Francisco's Painted Ladies in the opening credits, but there was also a decidedly 20th-century sensibility lurking in the backdrop. Architizer untangles the provenance of the wallpaper design in DJ and Stephanie Tanner's bedroom, which goes all the way back to a stained-glass clerestory window that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for a 1912 playroom addition at the Avery Coonley House in Chicago. According to MoMA, Wright described this architectural element as a "kinder–symphony," fully anticipating the media ambush of the Oslen twins 75 years later. [Architizer]