Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect who designed over. He was commissioned by the Imperial household of Japan to design a Western-style hotel in Tokyo. Wright created every detail, including the dinnerware pattern to be used in the hotel. In 1984, Heinz & Company and the Noritake Company agreed to once again produce dinnerware inspired by the Imperial Hotel.You are purchasing the 1984 Imperial Hotel Inspired dinnerware seven-piece place setting made by Noritake. The asymmetrical, yet rhythmically geometric pattern is a harmonious arrangement of concentric, tangential, and overlapping circles. The seven-piece place setting includes a dinner plate, salad plate, bread and butter plate, soup bowl, salad bowl, cup, and saucer.