After completing their Masters in Architecture at the Royal College of Art, Jay Osgerby and Edward Barber, founded BarberOsgerby in 1996. They then went on to set up Universal Design Studio Ltd in 2001.
They have worked for a diverse range of international clients including Cappellini, Magis, Flos, ClassiCon, Venini, Isokon Plus, Coca Cola, Swarovski, Levi’s and Stella McCartney. They have also been given several commissions including the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill--on-Sea, Portsmouth Cathedral and the Royal Institute of British Architects, London.
Their work is on display in the permanent exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, as well as exhibiting at Sotheby’s, London, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, International Furniture Fair, New York, Haute Definition, Paris, Design Museum.
BarberOsgerby donated a deckchair design for Deckchair Dreams in 2008.
Their design is available from our online shop. All proceeds help support the Royal Parks.