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Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray

Objects and Furniture Design by Architects

By (author) Sandra Dachs
By (author) Patricia De Muga
By (author) Laura García Hintze
By (author) Nuria Jorge

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Publishing 11th Jul 2022
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    • Focuses on Eileen Gray, a breakaway designer in a world dominated by male-centric style schools
    • Besides an introductory essay, each title in the Objects and Furniture Design By Architects series is compiled by key modern architects through sketches, drawings, photos of the original productions, and ambient shootings
    • A design-orientated book for a design-orientated series, Eileen Gray boasts an innovative layout and a special binding
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    Neglected for most of her career, Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is now regarded as one of the most important furniture designers and architects of the early 20th century and the most influential woman in those fields. Her work inspired both modernism and Art Deco.
    Eileen Gray was to “stand alone” throughout her career, first as a lacquer artist, then a furniture designer, and finally as an architect. At a time when other leading designers were almost all male and mostly members of one movement or another — whether a loose grouping like De Stijl in the Netherlands — she remained staunchly independent.
    Her design style was as distinctive as her way of working, and Gray developed an opulent, luxuriant take on the geometric forms and industrially produced materials used by the International Style designers, such as Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand and Mies van der Rohe.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Poligrafa
    ISBN
    9788434314962
    Publish date
    11th Jul 2022
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    World excluding North America, Spain, Portugal, and France
    Size
    210 mm x 165 mm
    Pages
    128 Pages
    Illustrations
    180 color
    Name of series
    Objects & Furniture Design by Architects
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