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1 Detailed Design Style – De Stijl Background
Defined by the architect H.P. Berlage as “unity in plurality”. Taking its name from a magazine edited from 1917 to 1931 by the Dutch painter, designer and writer Theo van Doesburg. Characteristic Based on rectangle and the use of black, white, gray, and the primary colors. Famous Artists Gerrit Rietveld Vilmos Huszar Theo van Doesburg Piet Zwart

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3 Detailed Design Style – Bauhaus Background
By 1914 a reform had begun in Germany to change the method and quality of art education. In 1919 the architect Walter Gropius was appointed director of an institution that merged the Weimar Academy of Fine Art and the Weimar Kunstgewerbeschule. His first action was to reconstitute the school, to be called Das Staatliche Bauhaus.

4 Characteristic Famous Artists
Order, asymmetry, and a basic rectangular grid structure Decoration was limited to the use of heavy rules, circles, and rectangles of type metal. Photography and montage replaced realistic drawing as illustration. The sans-serif typeface was regarded as essential. Drop capital letters from all printed matter. Famous Artists László Moholy-Nagy Oskar Schlemmer Herbert Bayer Joost Schmidt Marcel Breuer etc

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6 Detailed Design Style – New Typography Background
Defined as a rejection of the classical rules of typographic symmetry. In 1928, Jan Tschichold formulated and codified the fundamental principles of asymmetry in Die Neue Typographie (The New Typography). Characteristic Purified De Stijl typographics Emphasis on horizontal and vertical lines Use of the rectangle Primary colors arranged in masses

7 Famous Artist Jan Tschichold Ladislav Sutnar Ljubomir Micić Piet Zwart

8 Detailed Design Style – French Art Deco Background
An exhibition that unite artists, manufacturer, and craftman at a major decorative art exposition held by Paul Poiret in 1925. The Expo was accused of demonstrating the vaculty of decoration for the sake of decoration, despite the presence of Le Corbusier’s and Melinkov’s Modernist pavilions. Characteristic Combined the decorative frenzy with Neo-classical and Cubist elements. Decorative and anti-Impresionistic.

9 Famous Artist Charles Loupot Bolin A.M. Cassandre Jean Carlu etc

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