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De Stijl

De Stijl, Dutch for “Style” was a Dutch artistic movement founded in 1917 in Amsterdam. The De Stijl consisted of artists and architects. In a narrower sense, the term De Stijl is used to refer to a body of work from 1917 to 1931 founded in the Netherlands. 1,346 more words

Rietveld's Schröderhuis in Utrecht (1924)

Jean-Louis Cohen
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The cabinetmaker Gerrit Rietveld, who had briefly made copies of Frank Lloyd Wright’s furniture for Robert van’t Hoff, was involved with De Stijl’s activities from the beginning. 321 more words


JJP Oud, Café de Unie in Rotterdam (1925)

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Very little has been written in the way of in-depth analysis of the Dutch functionalist architect JJP Oud’s Café de Unie in Rotterdam. 394 more words