Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby studied architecture together at the Royal College of Art in London and established Barber Osgerby in 1996. They have designed an array of different products and styles in the last decade for companies such as ClassiCon, Magis, Vitra and Knoll International. They designed the award-winning Olympic Torch for London2012 and received received the OBE in June 2013.
Vitra is a furniture company dedicated to developing healthy, intelligent, inspiring and durable solutions for the office, the home and for public spaces. Vitra’s products and concepts are developed in Switzerland by applying a diligent design process that brings together the company’s engineering excellence with the creative genius of leading international designers. It is our goal to create products with a high functional and aesthetic life expectancy. The Vitra Campus architecture, the Vitra Design Museum, workshops, publications, collections and archives are all integral elements of the Vitra Project. They give Vitra the opportunity to gain perspective and depth in all of its creative activities.