Their work was a personal vision in the new international style of the 1890s, Art Nouveau, and is perhaps best known for Mackintosh’s architecture and furniture. . The glasgow style is the name given to the work of a group of young designers and architects working in Glasgow from 1890–1914. At its centre were four young friends who had trained at glasgow school of Art; two architects and two artists – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Herbert MacNair, Margaret Macdonald and Frances Macdonald – who were simply known by their friends and contemporaries as ‘The Four’.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of ArtFlame Tree Publishing #ad - Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Charles rennie mackintosh was one of the most intriguing and influential artists of his time. Charles rennie mackintosh masterpieces of art reveals a selection of some of his most important and popular works, from stained glass pieces and furniture through to architecture, at the same time giving an overview of his life and career.
The introduction reveals his journey from early Symbolist watercolours and Japanese-influenced details to his influence on the Vienna Secession and crowning works of architecture such as the Glasgow School of Art. The informed text and beautiful images of key artworks give depth and fuller understanding to create a beautifully rich and enjoyable tribute to the father of the 'Glasgow Style'.
Glasgow Girls Women in Art and Design 1880-1920Canongate Books #ad - At the turn of the 20th century, glasgow was the centre for an avant-garde movement of art and design innovation in Europe, which we now refer to as The Glasgow Style. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition. In this work, the editor redresses this imbalance, bringing together research from 18 scholars on the work of an astonishing number of female artists from this period.
While the "glasgow boys" group of painters has been widely written about, their female contemporaries have received far less attention.
The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Colouring BookBirlinn #ad - In this book eilidh muldoon shares her passion for one of the twentieth-century’s artistic giants. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition. From mackintosh’smost iconic buildings, such as the glasgow school of Art, stained glass and fabric designs, and by adding colour, these drawings are an ideal way to explore his artistic world, The Cranston Tearooms and Hill House to furniture, adding your own personal stamp.
As an outstanding exponent of art nouveau and leader of the ‘Glasgow Style’, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s buildings, designs and paintingsare known the world over.
Taking Tea with Mackintosh: The Story of Miss Cranston's Tea RoomsPomegranate #ad - In addition, breads, sixteen recipes for traditional tea room cakes, and pastries are supplied, offering the best chance the reader will have to revisit these extraordinary places. Their tea rooms became internationally famous. Taking tea with mackintosh illustrates this exciting collaboration with black-and-white historical photographs of the tea rooms and color photographs of their surviving components.
In 1896, kate cranston, the pioneer of glasgow tea rooms in the late nineteenth century, commissioned Charles Rennie Mackintosh -- who would become one of the Western world's most renowned designers -- to design her tea rooms, and over the next two decades he did so with dazzling inventiveness. Mackintosh's wife, margaret, herself an artist, also made important contributions to the interior designs.
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Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow StylePrestel #ad - It traces the birth of the glasgow style to the Glasgow School of Art, including his future wife, where Mackintosh met fellow students, who would form an influential circle nicknamed the "Immortals. It also reveals how the rise of the glasgow style went hand-in-hand with the founding of the city's Technical Arts School, where students trained in both industrial and artistic crafts, which helped establish a talented and creative workforce.
This lively and informative book showcases the work of Mackintosh and contextualizes it in relation to a larger circle of designers and craftspeople with which he shared sources, stylistic features, and patrons. Filled with color illustrations, stained glass windows, this volume explores every aspect of the Glasgow Style--from beautifully appointed homes and restaurants to everyday works of needlepoint, cups and saucers, magazine illustrations, archival materials, and essays, and textiles.
Designing the New: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style #ad - Far-reaching and influential, the Glasgow Style improved nearly every facet of daily life. Used book in Good Condition. The predominant force behind the glasgow Style was Charles Rennie Mackintosh, an architect and designer who personified the movement's intellectual freedom, sensuality, and spirit of collaboration.
This book celebrates the immense achievements of Mackintosh and his fellow designers and highlights their impact in the United States and beyond. Published with american Federation of the Arts Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition.
May Morris: Arts & Crafts DesignerThames & Hudson #ad - She ran the embroidery department of her father’s famous firm Morris & Co. And exhibitor, maker, and had a successful freelance career as a designer, founding the Women’s Guild of Arts in 1907 and undertaking a lecture tour in the United States between 1909 and 1910. May’s approach to embroidery was innovative and widely influential in the UK and abroad, yet her important contribution to embroidery is often overshadowed by the accomplishments of her more famous father.
May morris: arts & crafts designer is an attractive introduction to May’s work, with exquisite images including close-up photographs of her embroideries. Interspersed within the chronological arrangement of objects are feature spreads highlighting particular aspects of May Morris’s work. 200+ illustrations Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day.
Used book in Good Condition. The book is divided into five chapters―sketches and watercolors, Wallpapers and Embroidery, and Jewelry and Metalwork―each of which opens with an introductory text, Book Covers and Designs, May Morris and the Art of Dress, followed by catalog entries with extended captions.
May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer #ad - The first fully illustrated introduction to may morris, youngest daughter of influential designer William Morris, a leading contributor to the Arts and Crafts Movement and daughter of famed designer William MorrisMay Morris, was one of the leading female contributors to the Arts and Crafts Movement. Thames hudson.
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Life and WorkW. W. Norton #ad - With both historic photographs and modern images of Mackintosh’s major works taken by the noted architectural photographer Mark Fiennes, this is an essential and beautiful addition to the Mackintosh canon and to architectural history. He had far fewer commissions than his contemporary frank lloyd Wright, but with a few bold and innovative structures―the Glasgow School of Art and Hill House among them―he had a profound influence on art and architecture at the turn of the twentieth century.
50 four-color and 120 black-and-white photographs and illustrations Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition. Like wright, mackintosh designed in totality, and he was influenced by the Japanese, down to the furniture and fabrics used in his structures, particularly in the simplicity of his designs and themes from nature.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Life and Work #ad - Hailed as a pioneer of modernism, however, Mackintosh was, perhaps truer to the Arts and Crafts movement than has been realized. Used book in Good Condition. A major architectural study of one of the pioneers of modernism. Charles rennie mackintosh was Scotland’s greatest architect and arguably one of the world’s most admired.
Part Seen, Part Imagined: Meaning and Symbolism in the Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacdonaldCanongate Books Ltd #ad - Light edge wear on DJ. Back cover has bump on top. Slight chipping on cover corners and spine tips. Missing title page. Used book in Good Condition. 207 pp orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition. 11. 25 x 8. 75. Thames hudson. A work of insight which places ideas at the core of the Mackintosh achievement.
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America: Design for the Modern World 1880-1920Thames & Hudson #ad - H. Thames hudson. Elisabet stavenow-Hidemark, Christian Witt-Dorring. Used book in Good Condition. 360 illustrations, 300 in color. At the turn of the last century, the Arts and Crafts movement transformed not only how objects looked but also how people looked at objects. At the end of the nineteenth century, these Arts and Crafts ideals were appropriated and adapted by the young avant-garde throughout Europe and the United States.
The book features masterworks by the best-known designers of the period, such as William Morris, M. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Used book in Good Condition. The improvement of working conditions, integration of art into everyday life, and an "honest" aesthetic resulting from the use of indigenous materials and native traditions were also central to the movement's philosophy.
Ogata. Protagonists such as john ruskin and William Morris championed "joy in labor"the moral and spiritual uplift that would come with the revival of making objects by hand. As the most industrialized country, Britain was also the first to generate a movement to counter what was seen as the malevolent effects of mass production.
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America: Design for the Modern World 1880-1920 #ad - Baillie scott, greene and greene, and frank lloyd wright, gustav Stickley, Eliel Saarinen, Josef Hoffmann, Peter Behrens, Henry Van de Velde, as well as lesser-known examples that have never been displayed together. With 260 objectsfurniture, germany, and finland, ireland, metalwork, textiles, Scandinavia, the United States, and works on paperfrom Britain, France, ceramics, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, this is a visually stunning, definitive survey.
Women Artists of the Arts and Crafts Movement, 1870-1914Pantheon Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The chapters are design education for women; ceramics; Embroidery and Needlework; Lacemaking; Jewellery and Metalwork; Woodcarving, Furniture and Interior Design; and Hand-printing, Book-binding and Illustration. Thames hudson. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day.
Used book in Good Condition. Women artists of the arts and Crafts Movement, 1870-1914. With illustrations of each craft and photographs of some of the women artists.