Timelessly beautiful, it's hard to believe the Eileen Gray E1027 Coffee Table was designed in the 1920s. Its sleek glass table top and stainless steel frame still look modern today. Our STIN version stays true to the original both in terms of quality and functionality. The strengthened glass top is stronger and safer than regular glass and can be raised to different heights to suit your needs. The result is a stylish, versatile table that fits perfectly next to any chair or bedside.
Eileen Gray designed the E1027 Side Table in 1927 for the guesthouse bedroom of a summerhouse in France, which she built with her lover, Jean Badovici. The 'E' stands for Eileen. The numbers represent the positions of letter of the alphabet. So the 'J' for Jean (as it's the 10th letter of the alphabet), the 2 is the 'B' for Badovici and the '7' is the 'G' for Gray.
1878 (Ireland) -1976 (France)
Irish born, Kathleen Eileen Moray Gray was a furniture designer, architect and pioneer of the modern movement. Considering the era she lived in, this was a quite an accomplishment for a woman in a very male dominated industry. Gray was a great admirer of Charles Le Corbusier and his influences can be seen in her self-built French summerhouse, which was also named E1027.
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