Barber & Osgerby

"Barber and Osgerby balance technical expertise, innovative thinking, and poetry. Edward and Jay’s idea for On and On – a timeless, durable chair with a round seat that stacks up in a circular way – is the perfect fit for our newest engineered version of rPET, a recycled material that can be recycled again." - Gregg Buchbinder, Emeco

Designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby founded their London studio in 1996. Their diverse body of work spans industrial design, furniture, lighting and site-specific installations as well as gallery and public commissions such as the London 2012 Olympic Torch and projects for the Royal Mint.

The starting point for our collaboration was the next generation of a simple and timeless café chair, engineered for strength and designed specifically with recycling in mind.

"The chair has been designed to use as little material as possible, making it extremely lightweight. The efficient use of plastic ensures lower carbon emissions when shipping, making this chair completely sustainable."
- Barber & Osgerby

"We’re not in the business of designing pieces for the wow factor, or for a laugh. We want to create beautiful objects that people want to live with forever. What’s exciting about this particular polymer is that it doesn’t downgrade. It can be used again and again. On and on." - Barber & Osgerby

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