Mackintosh

 

Product code Charles R Mackintosh
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Brand Europa Design & Furniture The Classic of Modern Furniture dal 1980
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BBorn in Glasgow, in 1884 Charles Rennie Mackintosh entered the practice of a local architect, and in 1889 he joins Honeyman & Keppie. A year later, he won the Alexander Thomson Travelling Scholarship which enabled him to visit Italy, France and Belgium in 1901. By 1896, he was designing furniture for Messrs. Guthrie & Wells and exhibi-ting with H. J. MacNair and France & Margaret Macdonald as “The Four”. In 1897, he won the competition for the new Glasgow School of Art building. In the same year he was commissioned to decorate Miss Cranston’s Buchanan Street Tea Rooms and design furniture for her Argyle Street Tea Rooms. In 1900, he exhibited at the Vienna Secession Exhibition to widespread acclaim. In the same year he married Margaret Macdonald. In 1903, he received a commission for Hill House, Helensburgh, from the publisher, W. W. Blackie. In 1904, he designed the Willow Street Tea Rooms for Miss Cranston. His last major work, the School of Art Library, received little attention when comple-ted in 1909. In 1916, he moved to London and desi-gned textiles for Foxton’s & Sefton’s. In 1923, he moved to FrancAer,t icwolheo re    heiv a pa i nt eesdc lunustial hes death in 1928. 

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