a school of art that was founded in the Netherlands in 1917, embraced painting, sculpture, architecture, furniture, and the decorative arts, and was marked especially by the use of black and white with the primary colors, rectangular forms, and asymmetry.
Origin of de Stijl
1930-35; < Dutch: literally, the style, the name of a magazine published by participants in the movement
[duh stahyl] /də staɪl/
a group of Dutch artists of the early 20th century whose theories and works influenced the development of contemporary architecture and applied arts.