Eileen Gray and her experimental 'S' bend chair

Eileen Gray (1878 – 1976) was an architect, furniture designer and an important figure within the Modernist movement. However as a female designer working in the 1920s and 30s, her work wasn't always given the recognition it deserved. Hear about how she rose in prominence, and take a closer look at her intriguing 'S' bend chair, complete with a hidden function.

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