Along with repairing the building's structure, the home's in-built and freestanding furnishings were recreated by replicating the original materials and methods. This included remaking a writing table from nickel-plated steel tubes, which was positioned in the home's office. The work was carried out by Burkhardt Rukschcio and Renaud Barrès, based on a single photo held by the National Museum in Dublin.
Despite her ground-breaking modern furniture and architecture, she spent most of her career on the margins of the design world. Now regarded as one of the most influential designers of the 20th century, it’s a good time to rediscover Eileen Gray. Eileen Gray once said “To create, one must first question everything”. T