Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 186810 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer and watercolourist. He was a designer in the Arts and Crafts movement and also the main exponent of Art Nouveau in the United Kingdom. He had a considerable influence on European design.


  • Art is the Flower. Life is the Green Leaf. Let every artist strive to make his flower a beautiful living thing, something that will convince the world that there may be, there are, things more precious more beautiful - more lasting than life itself.
    • Lecture, "Seemliness" (Glasgow, 1902)

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