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by Nadia Beckford
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Life
1868 - 1928
MARGARET MACDONALD
MACKINTOSH 1865 - 1933

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an architect, designer, painter, and graphic artist, born in Glasgow in 1868.


Designs of Mackintosh were organic in conception, distinguished by a stringently geometric style, which often unites the opposites light and dark, black and white, masculine and feminine, symbolic, graphic, modern and traditional.
an exhibition design as well as
a design of furniture, metalwork, textiles and stained glass.
Married to Margaret Macdonald in 1900 who remain his principal collaborator throughout the life.
Spent his last five years with his wife Margaret in Port Vendres in Brittany, where he devoted himself to painting in watercolor before cancer took his life in London in 1928.
Works
More famous today as a designer of chairs, Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed:
architecture of schools, offices, churches, tearooms and homes
an interior design and decoration
Married to Margaret Macdonald in 1900 who remain his principal collaborator throughout the life.
Spent his last five years with his wife Margaret in Port Vendres in Brittany, where he devoted himself to painting in watercolor before cancer took his life in London in 1928.
Works
More famous today as a designer of chairs, Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed:
architecture of schools, offices, churches, tearooms and homes

House for an Art Lover (1901) (built 1989–19
96)
The Glasgow School of Art (1896 - 1909)
The Lighthouse

(1895)
Queen's Cross Church, Glasgow (1896)
an interior design and decoration
Willow Tearooms 1896 and 1917

Willow Tearooms 1896 and 1917
Combining a progressive modernity with the spirit of romanticism Mackintosh took his inspiration from his Scottish upbringing and blended them with the flourish of Art Nouveau and the simplicity of Japanese forms, influencing artists of all further generations.
House for an Art Lover (1901)
Glasgow School of Art, 1909
House for an Art Lover (1901)
an exhibition design as well as
a design of furniture, metalwork, textiles and stained glass.
Rose glass panel House for an Art Lover
Rose glass panel House for an Art Lover
Windyhill House light fittings
Windyhill House light fittings

Domino Clock, c. 1917
Domino Clock, c. 1917
wall plaque

wall plaque

Rose and Teardrop 1923 fabric design
Rose and Teardrop 1923 fabric design
desk and chair
desk and chair
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