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DVD STORAGE UNIT
BASED ON CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH CHARACTERISTICS

V. Ryan 2012 - 2015

 

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The DVD storage unit has been designed in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Features from the Mackintosh chairs have been combined with tiles based on a Mackintosh rose tile design.

   
 
 
 
 
 
What do you think about the design seen above? Consider the Mackintosh design criteria when answering this question.
 
MACKINTOSH CHARACTERISTICS

Functional, Stylish and yet simplistic.
Use of natural materials.
Influenced by Art Nouveau, Modernism and especially Japanese style
Limited decoration, with pattern and ornament minimised.
Use of floral patterns/motifs/forms, as seen in his stain glass designs, and applied to furniture.
Use of texture, light and shadow - tactile.
Powerful use of right angles, use of squares and rectangles with subtle curves.
Floral motifs / rose motif.
Combined materials such as stain glass and natural wood.
Lattice framework and square/rectangular patterns
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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