The meaning of this quote is in order to create something, we must understand what is the purpose of making it, why are we making it this way, and to question other aspects of how you design it.

The meaning of this quote is in order to create something, we must understand what is the purpose of making it, why are we making it this way, and to question other aspects of how you design it.

Eileen Gray opened her own gallery, Jean Desert on Rue du Fauborg Saint Honore, France in 1922 and closed in1930. I am curious to why Eileen Gray closed her gallery. I wonder why she didn't have someone run it for her while she focused on her career as an architect.

Eileen Gray opened her own gallery, Jean Desert on Rue du Fauborg Saint Honore, France in 1922 and closed in1930. I am curious to why Eileen Gray closed her gallery. I wonder why she didn't have someone run it for her while she focused on her career as an architect.

These are called Occasional Tables. I do not like how Eileen designed these tables because the steel frame sticking out of the top of the table looks unpleasing and it also takes up space on the surface.

These are called Occasional Tables. I do not like how Eileen designed these tables because the steel frame sticking out of the top of the table looks unpleasing and it also takes up space on the surface.

Eileen Grey was born in Ireland 1878 and died in Paris 1976. She studied at an art school called Slade in London and became a designer and an architect.

Eileen Grey was born in Ireland 1878 and died in Paris 1976. She studied at an art school called Slade in London and became a designer and an architect.

This is a living room designed by Eileen Gray in Roquebrune, France. In the picture there is a chair called the Bibendum. It is an upholstered chair with a steel base and comes in leather or fabric material. This chair was inspired by the Bibendum from Michelin tires.

This is a living room designed by Eileen Gray in Roquebrune, France. In the picture there is a chair called the Bibendum. It is an upholstered chair with a steel base and comes in leather or fabric material. This chair was inspired by the Bibendum from Michelin tires.

The style of Eileen Gray was considered Art Deco. She created modern looks using luxurious material on her uniquely designed furniture. This modern style took place in the 20th Century.

The style of Eileen Gray was considered Art Deco. She created modern looks using luxurious material on her uniquely designed furniture. This modern style took place in the 20th Century.

I found Eileen's Rivoli and De stijl tables very interesting. I really like the technical design she used to create these tables. The pattern designs I draw resemble this unique style.

I found Eileen's Rivoli and De stijl tables very interesting. I really like the technical design she used to create these tables. The pattern designs I draw resemble this unique style.

This is a famous chair designed by Eileen Gray. It is called the Transat chair and the framing of the chair comes in beechwood or black lacquered. It is made with leather, haired hide or linen. You can purchase it at Aram Designs in the UK.

This is a famous chair designed by Eileen Gray. It is called the Transat chair and the framing of the chair comes in beechwood or black lacquered. It is made with leather, haired hide or linen. You can purchase it at Aram Designs in the UK.

Here are seven handmade rugs designed by Eileen Gray.  Each rug has a different pattern and the material used to make these rugs is wool.

Here are seven handmade rugs designed by Eileen Gray. Each rug has a different pattern and the material used to make these rugs is wool.


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