Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His artistic approach had much in common with European Symbolism. His work was influential on European design movements such as Art Nouveau and Secessionism.
An illustrated study of the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It features buildings, such as the Glasgow School of Art, as well as his interiors, such as the Willow Tea Rooms, many of which were designed in collaboration with his wife, Margaret Macdonald.
This fourth edition of Billcliffe's work on the furniture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, has been completely revised and redesigned to incorporate all the new information (not to mention pieces of furniture) discovered since the third edition was published 20 years ago.
The work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh merged Scottish tradition, modern function, and Japanese elegance into a unique oeuvre across architecture and design. A key proponent of the turn-of-the-century Glasgow Style, Mackintosh also influenced Art Nouveau across Europe with his bold yet lyrical repertoire of vivid lines, elegant proportions, and...
Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh is renowned for his architectural achievements on a public and domestic scale, interior designing, and furniture design. This book aims to review his work in context, and consider how his ideas can be interpreted. His handling of colour, use of materials, and graphic approach to form are explored, and photographs show original designs and plans.