Caroline Constant
Phaidon Press, London, 2007, 2000, English
Nonfiction, Architecture; Nonfiction, Product/Industrial Design; Nonfiction, Interior Design
8 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, paperback, 256 pages, 22 color and 200 black-and-white illustrations
ISBN: 9780714848440
Suggested Retail Price: $29.95

An in-depth study of the Irish-born designer Eileen Gray (1878-1976), a contemporary of Pierre Chareau and Charlotte Perriand. Examines her highly original furniture and interior design, including sumptuous lacquer furniture influenced by traditional French decorative arts, and wool carpets and draperies Explores nine realized buildings and more than 45 architectural projects from Gray’s archive, including villa E. 1027 on the coast of southern France. Places Gray in the context of contemporary movements in design and architecture and 20th-century social and cultural history. Includes a wealth of archival material, plans, drawings and photographs, including many of Gray’s own.

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