Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928

"There is hope in honest error; none in the icy perfections of the mere stylist" ~ Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His artistic approach had much in common with European Symbolism. His work, alongside that of his wife Margaret Macdonald, was influential on European design movements such as Art Nouveau and Secessionism and praised by great modernists such as Josef Hoffmann. Mackintosh was born in Glasgow and died in London. He is among most important figures of Modern Style (British Art Nouveau style).