literally, The Style, title of a periodical associated with the group
or De Stijl
[duhstahyl] /də ˈstaɪl/
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.
1930-35; < Dutch: literally, the style, the name of a magazine published by participants in the movement