E-1027 is a modernist villa in France. E-1027, is a code of Eileen Gray and Jean Badovici, 'E' standing for Eileen, '10' Jean, '2' Badovici, '7' Gray. The encoded name was Eileen Gray's way of showing their relationship as lovers at the time when built.
The table's adjustable arm and light weight make it flexible in function. Gray originally designed the table for her sister, who ate breakfast in bed; the spill of crumbs could be avoided.