Who is Charles Rennie Mackintosh?
An architectural and design genius that we can call one of our own, Charles Rennie Mackintosh has left quite the legacy for us to enjoy and admire in so many buildings around Glasgow.
At first glance it may not be obvious that the building was designed by Mackintosh, but on closer inspection the building has all the hall marks of CRM design. Constructed over 100 years ago, it is now only available for external viewing.
Treat yourself to something special whether it’s a full Scottish Breakfast or Afternoon Tea at the Mackintosh Tea Rooms “Mackintosh at the Willow,” Located on Sauchiehall Street it reopened in 2018 after some refurbishment work and is now once again a thriving business in the heart of the city. Every care has been taken to represent and retain the very best of Mackintosh design.
Where better to display a taste of Charles Rennie Mackintosh work than the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. On the ground floor, there is a delightful exhibit dedicated to showcasing some of his best work.
Back in the day, that being 1895, the Helensburgh Club, located at 38-40 Sinclair Street it opened as a clubhouse. A beautiful building, it still attracts many visitors today to marvel at its innovative design. Tickets from £3 p.p.
Mackintosh designed this building and was in fact his last major commission. Admission to the building is free and guided tours are also available at no cost. Located at 225 Scotland Street.
Such an important part of the Hunterian Museum, The main rooms of the Mackintosh House have been reassembled with care, to display the design of the home that Charles Rennie and Margaret Mackintosh designed together.