Art Nouveau mainly advocates returning to nature and nature, so it focuses on expressing the original natural vitality, mainly through the extraction of natural elements required by natural creatures. Art Nouveau played a reforming role in the history of design development, marking the gradual transition of design from classical to modern. Different countries and regions have different expressions of Art Nouveau. Among them, the main form of expression in France is the curvilinear style, that is, most of its designs are undulating. The main form of expression represented by Germany, the United Kingdom and other regions is geometric or linear style, mainly to make the design more concise. 2 Linear Style Formal Language Analysis 2.1
Glasgow School Glasgow School is a combination Image Manipulation Service of design groups in Scotland, and has achieved corresponding achievements in the Art Nouveau movement. In the British Art Nouveau movement, Charles Mackintosh is considered to be the most famous figure in the Glasgow School design team, whose design fields are very wide, including furniture, architecture and posters. Charles Mackintosh likes to use lines for modern graphic design, mainly using straight lines and geometric figures, etc., of which he generally uses a collection of figures as a frame, then uses various straight lines for layout, and finally uses patterns for decoration. The connection between the graphic content and Art Nouveau designed by Charles Mackintosh is mainly reflected in the nostalgia.
Its expression is simple and balanced, which is in line with the style of the British Arts and Crafts movement. The Glasgow School uses straight lines and geometric figures as the main design style. It has an abstract artistic beauty and a concise form of expression, which is completely different from another curvilinear style in Art Nouveau. Linear style is not the mainstream style of Art Nouveau, it has more abstract artistic style and rational spirit, thus promoting the development of modern graphic design. 2.2 The Vienna Secession At the end of the 19th century, the Secession originated in Austria.