Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Architect & Designer
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Mackintosh and the rooms that inspired Europe
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was largely unappreciated in Britain but in Europe he was a leading figure.
1. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, architect and designer
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) trained as an architect in his native Glasgow, and worked at Honeyman and Keppie (where he later became a partner). He also attended evening drawing classes at the Glasgow School of Art, where he met his wife Margaret Macdonald, with whom he often collaborated on designs. He achieved several high-profile public…