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de Stijl

 (də stīl′, stāl′)
n.
A school of art originating in the Netherlands in 1917 and characterized by the use of rectangular shapes and primary colors.

[Dutch : de, the + stijl, style.]

De Stijl

(də staɪl)
n
(Art Movements) a group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, including Mondrian and van Doesburg, devoted to neoplasticism and then dada
[Dutch, literally: the style, title of this group's own magazine]

de Stijl

or De Stijl

(də ˈstaɪl)
n.
a school of fine and decorative arts founded in the Netherlands in 1917 and marked esp. by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry.
[1930–35; < Dutch: literally, the style]

De Stijl

A Dutch purist modernist movement that published a magazine of this title 1917–31. At least four members, especially Gerrit Rietveld, designed furniture on a rigorous application of an ideology based on the right angle and use of primary colors.