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Eileen Gray

11 September 2014

‘Gray Matters’ to open NY Architecture & Design Film Festival

On October 15, the 2014 Architecture & Design Film Festival will open its sixth season in New York with the World Premiere of Marco Orsini’s documentary, Gray Matters. Gray Matters presents the life...

17 September 2013

IMMA reopens with Eileen Gray exhibition

IMMA is presenting a major retrospective of the work of Eileen Gray, one of the most celebrated and influential designers and architects of the 20th-century. Designed and produced by the Centre Pompidou, Paris,...

15 January 2010

Gray, Eileen (1888-1976)

Born on 9th August 1878, at the family home in Brownswood, Enniscorthy, Ireland, she spent her childhood in London and was among the first women to be admitted to the Slade School of...

06 July 2009

A tour of Eileen Gray’s hideaway

This year might be called The Year of Eileen Gray. In February, the Dragon armchair made by the Anglo-Irish decorator, designer and architect in 1917 became the most costly chair in history, when...

17 March 2002

Eileen Gray: E-1027, Roquebrune Cap Martin

Text © Shane O’Toole. Exterior photos and plan variously © Mairie de Roquebrune and Renaud Barrès/Mairie de Roquebrune. Photos of furniture and Le Corbusier letter © National Museum of Ireland. Photos of vandalised...