The Long Term Influences Of De Stijl Architecture

2098 Words Sep 14th, 2016 9 Pages
The historical processes of any artistic movement are carried out under the certain community background, which is inseparable from the social political, economic and cultural environment impact. "De Stijl" is form by a Dutch genre painting, it had the huge impact on the design community. This movement in the design world is the beginning of the modernist art in Dutch, it is also an important part in the early modernist design movement. Design style definition of Stijl movement is showing material in a very simple way, its designers used extremely simple and orderly style of painting, colour and form lines applied on the architecture, clothing, furniture and other aspects of design. This paper is focus on exploring the long-term influences of De Stijl architecture in modern architecture design and also the specific application in the interior decoration. It will in-depth discuss about many different aspects of the movement from philosophy, concept of space and form, structure, etc; spanning more than 90 years of history.

Dutch art design movement rise in the early 20th century, it advocated abstraction and simplicity, reduced the figures into geometrics shape; on colour, it using only red, yellow, and blue. As its founder Mondrian once used "Neo-plasticism" as the title in his essay, and so people also called it the "Neo-plasticism" style. Piet Mondrain came into contact with Neo-plastcism and polytheism thought when he first joined the Dutch branch of the Theosophical…
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