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Eileen Gray

Bibendum, back into the XXth century
Eileen Gray - is a Designer who was much ahead of her time. So she was the first who started working with metal tubes for furniture (in 1918). One of her most famous innovation as a designer is her armchair Bibendum - the most recognized work of design XX century. This armchair has an adjustable backrest with work-position and position for rest. The form of Bibendum according to Eileen Gray was inspired by tires Michelin. Seat has a beech frame with rubber webbing. Upholstery made of polyurethane with quilting cotton. Cover in fabric or leather. Bibendum was designed as part of the modernist trend which is completely different from traditional works.

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