Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) architect, designer and artist, is today celebrated internationally as one of the most significant talents of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  His birthplace, Glasgow, is central to an understanding of his achievements for it is here that the most important of his surviving work is to be found, all of which is publicly accessible.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Born in Glasgow on 7 June 1868, Mackintosh was apprenticed to a local architect John Hutchison, but in 1889 he transferred to the larger, more established city practice of Honeyman and Keppie.

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The Four

‘The Four’ comprised of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his friend James Herbert McNair, his wife Margaret Macdonald and her sister Frances Macdonald. They met as young students at The Glasgow School of Art. Find out about the group here.

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Free Downloads

To give you an idea of the content of the Society's Journal, we have provided a selection of articles for you to download.

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Mackintosh Books

Mackintosh and the Glasgow Style are the subjects of many books. From photographic records to scholaly texts there is a book to interest you.

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Mackintosh FAQs

Do you have an burning questions about Mackintosh? Find out if someone else has beaten you to the answer.

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Mackintosh Timeline

This timeline charts his highs, lows, and the significant points during Mackintosh and the rest of 'the Four's' lives.

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