Size: Dia50 x H72-98cm
Among the classics this is perhaps 'the' classic. Its ingeniously proportioned, distinctive form has made this height-adjustable table into one of the most popular design icons of the 20th century. It is named after the summer house E 1027, Maison en bord de mer, which Eileen Gray built for herself and for her collaborator, Jean Badovici.
The name of the table comes from both of their names: E is for Eileen, 10 for Jean (J is the 10th letter of the alphabet), 2 for B(adovici) and 7 for G(ray). Originally conceived as a bedside table for the guest room in the E1027 house (her sister was fond of breakfast in bed), it is also useful as a side table in living rooms and office reception areas. Its purist aesthetic complements a wide range of furnishings and settings