Eileen Grey – influential designer of the twentieth century.

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Eileen Gray: Goff-Cover-300x450Her Work and Her World  by Jennifer Goff  has been shortlisted for TheJournal.ie  Best Irish-Published Book of the Year!

First Irish biography of Irish-born Eileen Gray – architect, photographer, interior and furniture designer – one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century. Gray’s philosophy, world and work is presented through stunning images and rarely seen material from the collection at the National Museum of Ireland. Tie-in with major new movie The Price of Desire and documentary Gray Matters.

 

Her biographer, Jennifer Goff expertly blends art history and biography to create a stunning ensemble, offering a clear beacon of light into truly understanding Gray – the woman and the professional. Gray was a self-taught polymath and her work was multi-functional, user-friendly, ready for mass production yet succinctly unique, and her designs show great technical virtuosity.

Further Information: YouTube Eileen Grey:Irish Book Awards 2015