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About this designer: Eileen Gray
Eileen Gray
Eileen Gray was born in Ireland in 1878. She grew up in London and was one of the first women admitted to the Slade School of Art in 1898. She moved to Paris in 1902 and after training in Japanese lacquer work she quickly established herself as one of the leading designers of lacquered screens and decorative panels. 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. One of Eileen Gray's last tasks in the early 1970s was to work with Zeev Aram on the introduction of her designs onto the world market. In 1973 Eileen Gray granted the worldwide rights to manufacture and distribute her designs to Aram Designs Ltd, London. Aram holds the worldwide head license for Eileen Gray designs, and is the only UK source for the authentic products. Aram has granted a license to produce to ClassiCon of Germany.
About this brand: Aram Designs
Aram Designs
When Zeev Aram opened his first showroom in 1964, a small, white space on London's Kings Road, he might as well have landed on the moon. But, here was the work of Castiglioni, Breuer, and Le Corbusier, for the first time available to the public to buy and put in their own homes. Zeev closed his Kings Road showroom in 1973 and moved his business to Kean Street in Covent Garden, where he still oversees Aram Designs - concentrating on his own designs as well as running a very successful contract business supplying to architects and interior design groups. In 1975, after several years working together, Eileen Gray gave Zeev Aram and Aram Designs Ltd the Worldwide licence to introduce, produce and distribute her designs. A licence we are still honoured to hold to this day.

Eileen Gray Bibendum Chair



Eileen Gray Bibendum Chair

Eileen Gray
Aram Designs
Black Elmosoft Leather 99999
Brick Elmosoft Leather 55148
Brown Elmosoft Leather 33004
Charcoal Elmosoft Leather 97038
Chocolate Elmosoft Leather 95122
Clay Elmosoft Leather 01003
Cream Elmosoft Leather 02048
Dark Grey Elmosoft Leather 71017
Divina 154 Medium Grey
Divina 171 Light Grey
Divina 224 Light Beige
Divina 393 Dark Brown
Divina 462 Gold
Divina 671 Burgundy
Divina 712 Light Blue
Divina 782 Purple-Blue
Divina 791 Dark Blue
Divina 876 Dark Green
Divina 944 Olive
Earth Elmosoft Leather 93129
Elephant Elmosoft Leather 11049
Midnight Elmosoft Leather 77127
Navy Elmosoft Leather 77158
Nut Elmosoft Leather 54035
Red Elmosoft Leather 05011
Scarlet Elmosoft Leather 55002
Tundra Elmosoft Leather 33001
White Elmosoft Leather 00100
Chrome Frame
Price per unit:

Regular Price: £2,215.00

Special Price: £1,882.75

Lead time: 8-10 Weeks Made to order


Bibendum is a one of a kind. Nowhere in the history of design will one find an armchair that compares to this. It is captivatingly harmonious despite its size and unites a majestic impressiveness with charm and esprit like no other leather armchair. Eileen Gray underscored the character of her endearing parlour lion with twinkling irony, she named it after the Michelin man, whose form this armchair calls to mind. Available in Elmosoft Leather or Divina Wool. Aram Designs Ltd. holds the Worldwide licence for Eileen Gray's designs..


900x830x410/730h mm

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