Reid an Blue Chair designed bi Gerrit Rietveld in 1917.

De Stijl (Dutch pronunciation: [də ˈstɛil]), Dutch for "The Style", an aa kent as neoplasticism, wis a Dutch airteestic muivement foondit in 1917 in Amsterdam. The De Stijl conseestit o airtists an airchitects [1] In a narraer sense, the term De Stijl is uised tae refer tae a bouk o wirk frae 1917 tae 1931 foondit in the Netherlands.[2][3] Proponents o De Stijl advocatit pure abstraction an universality bi a reduction tae the essentials o form an colour; thay simplified veesual composeetions tae vertical an horizontal, uising anly black, white an primary colours.


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  3. Curl, James Stevens (2006). A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (Paperback) (Second ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860678-8.