Eileen Gray

August 9, 1878 (Enniscorthy, Ireland) – October 31, 1976 (Paris, France).

A leading pioneer of Modernist design, she is widely regarded as one of the most influential architects and designers of the 20th century. During the 1920s and 1930s, she became one of the leading exponents of revolutionary new theories of design. She worked closely with many of the outstanding figures of the modern movement, including Le Corbusier and J J P Oud. Works: E1027 (villa at the Cote d`Azur).