Eileen Gray

General Information

Occupation: Industrial Designer, Architect

Date of Birth: August 09, 1879

Date of Death: October 31, 1976

Birth City: Brownswood

Birth State/Province: Enniscorthy

Birth Country: Ireland

Resident City: Paris

Archive/Repository: National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History, located at Collins Barracks

Sources: Doering, Erika, Rachel Sivitzky, and Rebecca Welz. Goddess in the Details: Product Design by Women: an Exhibition Organized by the Association of Women Industrial Designers and the Department of Exhibitions At Pratt Institute. New York City: Association of Women Industrial Designers, 1994.


Subject: furniture designer and architect

Description: First known as a lacquer artist, then a furniture designer and finally as an architect


Employer: Galerie Jean Desert

Title: Owner


No collaborators on record


No apprenticeships on record


Name: Royal Designer to Industry

Notes: by the Royal Society of Art, London


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: E-1027 Side Table

Notes: Eileen Gray Table

Title: Tempa a Pailla

City: Castellar

Url: http://www.irish-architecture.com/architects_ireland/eileen_gray/castellar.html

Title: E-1027

Url: http://www.irish-architecture.com/architects_ireland/eileen_gray/names.html

Notes: First architectural work


Institution: Slade School of Art in London, England

Notes: Studied painting


No licenses on record

Professional Affiliations

Organization: Union des Artistes Modernes

Publications By

No publications by on record

Publications About

Title: Goddess in the Details: product design by women

Author: Erika Doering, Rachel Sivitzky, Rebecca Welz

Publisher: Association of Women Industrial Designers (AWID)

City: New York City

Date Published: January 01, 1994

Notes: published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by The Association of Women Industrial Designers and the Department of Exhibitions at Pratt Institute

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: Caroline Constant

Publisher: Phaidon Press, Incorporated

Notes: October 2000

Title: The History of Women Architects

Author: Sonja Gunther, Christine Jachmann, Helga Schmidt-Thomsen; Miclle Stanley (translator)

Publication: Exhibit Catalog

Publisher: ABC Satz and Druck GmbH

City: Berlin

Notes: This is a catalog published for the exhibit of the UIFA (Union Internationale des Femmes Architectes) . An exhibition of the German Federal Republik Section of the UIFA within the framework of the IBA (International Building Exhibition) in Berlin.

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: Stephen Hecker and Christian Muller

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated

Notes: August 1993

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: P. Garner

Publisher: Taschen America, LLC

Notes: February 1996

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: .

Publisher: Ernst J. Wasmuth Verlag GmbH & Company

Notes: September 2000

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: Penelope Rowlands

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

Notes: March 2002

Title: Eileen Gray

Author: J. Stewart Johnson

Publisher: Museum of Modern Art

Notes: February 1979