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エドワード・バーバー & ジェイ・オズガビー

1969年にイギリスのシュルーズベリーで生まれた、エドワード・バーバー (Edward Barber) と1969年生まれでオックスフォード出身のジェイ・オズガビー (Jay Osgerby) はロンドンのRoyal College of Artでともに建築とインテリアデザインを学びました。」 1996年、Barber & Osgerbyという名前で自身のスタジオを設立し、その仕事は工業デザイン、家具デザインから建築まで多岐に渡ります。


Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, both born in 1969, founded their East London studio in 1996, after studying architecture together at the Royal College of Art. Since that time their work has challenged the boundaries of design, while their commitment to lecturing, workshops and studio practice supports the development of new generations of designers. Barber and Osgerby’s approach is characterised by its emphasis on experimentation and innovation and an exploratory attitude to materiality and colour. Their work encompasses architecture, interiors, sculpture, product and exhibition design.
In 2004, Barber and Osgerby received the Jerwood prize and in 2007 they were awarded the status of Royal Designers for Industry (RDI). In 2013 they were appointed to the Order of the British Empire, for services to the design industry. Examples of their work are held in the permanent collections of the V&A and the Design Museum in London, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Olympic Museum in Switzerland and the Vitra Design Museum in Germany.

Images: Mark Cocksedge, Florian Böhm, Tom Ziora, Barber & Osgerby, Lorenz Cugini, Liz Seabrook