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This question is about creative design.
|MACKINTOSH DESIGN PRINCIPLES|
|Functional, Stylish and yet
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 patterns
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