Meaning of De Stijl in English:

De Stijl

Pronunciation /də ˈstʌɪl/

proper noun

  • A 20th-century Dutch art movement founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg (1883–1931) and Piet Mondrian. The movement favoured an abstract, economical style and was influential on the Bauhaus and constructivist movements.


Dutch, literally ‘the style’, originally the name of the movement's periodical.