Chantal Keimpema

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Gerrit Thomas Rietveld.

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld was a pivotal early modernist designer. The way this chairs is reduced to simple, rectangular, and each monochromatic shapes is reminiscent of De Stijl painting.

Designed by Gerrit Rietveld for Gerard van de Gronekan, Holland. 1918.

DE STIJL Designed by Gerrit Rietveld for Gerard van de Gronekan, Holland. By the time he opened his own furniture workshop in Rietveld had taught himself drawing, painting and model-making. He afterwards set up in business as a cabinet-maker.