Gerrit Rietveld

Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964) was a pioneering Dutch architect and designer renowned for his contributions to the De Stijl movement. His work is characterized by its innovative use of geometric forms, primary colors, and an emphasis on functionality and simplicity. Rietveld’s most iconic creation is the Schröder House in Utrecht, a masterpiece of modernist architecture that exemplifies his design principles. In addition to his architectural achievements, Rietveld also designed several iconic pieces of furniture, including the Red and Blue Chair, which have left a lasting impact on modern design.