Barber Osgerby Projects: creators of Tip Ton and 2012 Olympic Torch – The definitive monograph of internationally acclaimed designers – creators of the Tip Ton and the 2012 Olympic Torch.
Collaborators for over 20 years, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have applied their talents to everything from industrial design and furniture to lighting and installations. The most comprehensive survey of their work to date, this book offers a unique, 360-degree view of their approach and working methods. Stunning images explore their work thematically, while six essays provide an exclusive look into career-defining projects.
Barber & Osgerby founded their studio in 1996 and have established collaborations with global manufacturers such as Knoll, Vitra, and B&B Italia. Their work is held in the permanent collections of London’s V&A Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jana Scholze is a curator, writer, and educator. Currently course leader at Kingston University, London, she previously worked as a curator at the V&A Museum, London.
“A highly anticipated monograph, Barber Osgerby, Projects – an extraordinary visual record of the duo’s expansive portfolio. Clothbound and screen-printed with an illustration of Barber and Osgerby’s celebrated Vitra Tip Ton chair, the book itself is a striking, tactile object that will appeal to anyone with a keen eye for contemporary design.” —CreativeBoom
“[Barber Osgerby, Projects] is quite something to behold.” —AnOthermag
“The 2012 Olympic Torch is elegantly designed and is a triumph of symbolism and beauty.” —Deyan Sudjic
“Their concepts are so clearly defined and detailing so precise, that their work has a distinctive signature, something that few designers achieve.” —The New York Times
“Their disregard for formal disciplines has helped Barber and Osgerby to foster a culture of fearless experimentation.” —Design Week
“Beautiful and informative.”—Aesthetica
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