The Modern Furniture Pioneer We Don't Hear Enough About
EILEEN GRAY: This is Eileen Gray's Bibendum chair, which she designed for Madame Mathieu-Levy's apartment on the Rue de Lota. It's shown here in an image from Zeeloft, alongside her adjustable E-1027 table.
Eileen Gray and her design classics: Lounge chair Bibendum with TubeLight E1027 and adjustable table E1027, 1920s
Bibendum chair by Eileen Gray (named for the character created by Michelin to sell tires)
Restoration of Villa E-1027 by Eileen Gray
Restauration of Villa E 1027 by Eileen Gray. Photo by Bernard Touillon | Yellowtrace
Eileen Gray was "disappointed that she was forgotten" - Zeev Aram