Govaert & Vanhoutte

Govaert & Vanhoutte

Love the grey wall and the little spot beside the fireplace

Love the grey wall and the little spot beside the fireplace

Chapter 23: Schroder House in Utrecht, Netherlands. Architect, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld.

AD Classics: Rietveld Schroder House / Gerrit Rietveld

Chapter 23: Schroder House in Utrecht, Netherlands. Architect, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld.

Gerrit Rietveld (1888 - 1964 . Utrecht, The Netherlands) was a Dutch furniture designer and architect. One of the principal members of the Dutch artistic movement called De Stijl, Rietveld is famous for his Red and Blue Chair and for the Rietveld Schröder House, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1923, Walter Gropius invited Rietveld to exhibit at the Bauhaus. He designed his first building the Rietveld Schröder House, in 1924 in close collaboration with owner Truus Schröder-Schräder.

Gerrit Rietveld (1888 - 1964 . Utrecht, The Netherlands) was a Dutch furniture designer and architect. One of the principal members of the Dutch artistic movement called De Stijl, Rietveld is famous for his Red and Blue Chair and for the Rietveld Schröder House, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1923, Walter Gropius invited Rietveld to exhibit at the Bauhaus. He designed his first building the Rietveld Schröder House, in 1924 in close collaboration with owner Truus Schröder-Schräder.

Armchair Designed by Gerrit Rietveld for Gerard van de Groenekan, Holland. 1918. This example post war. Branded H.G.M. G.A. van de Groeneken de Bilt Nederland.

Armchair Designed by Gerrit Rietveld for Gerard van de Groenekan, Holland. 1918. This example post war. Branded H.G.M. G.A. van de Groeneken de Bilt Nederland.

Private Home in Gent, Rietveld Projects  Pinned to Pool Design by Darin Bradbury.

Private Home in Gent, Rietveld Projects Pinned to Pool Design by Darin Bradbury.

Naef - Modulon  Created in 1984 by Jo Niemeyer in Switzerland, the Modulon is a wood block toy divided according to the golden ratio.  It looks like part of the De Stijl movement or something that Gerrit Rietveld would design or a 3D Mondrian painting.

Naef - Modulon Created in 1984 by Jo Niemeyer in Switzerland, the Modulon is a wood block toy divided according to the golden ratio. It looks like part of the De Stijl movement or something that Gerrit Rietveld would design or a 3D Mondrian painting.

Awesome blue color for a wall. I like the art on the wall and other features in this space. <>

Awesome blue color for a wall. I like the art on the wall and other features in this space. <>

Rietveld Schröder House - the only building realised completely according to the principles of De Stijl

Rietveld Schröder House - the only building realised completely according to the principles of De Stijl

DeStijl furniture by Gerrit Rietveld 1917-19

DeStijl furniture by Gerrit Rietveld 1917-19

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