Point Conference, 2-3 May London
Edward and Jay will be speaking at the inaugural Point Conference - evening session Thursday 2nd May, at RIBA London. The event will explore the theme of Authenticity with lectures by creatives from a broad scope of disciplines. More details at pointconference.com.
Salone del Mobile 2013
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby will present their first project for Knoll at this year's Salone del Mobile. The collection includes upholstered pieces, cast aluminium side tables and a stool. They will also show new, coloured lacquer versions of the Tobi Ishi table for B&B Italia, and their Bell Lamp for Louis Vuitton will be on display at the company's Via Montenapoleone store. More details here.
German Design Award for Tip Ton
The Tip Ton chair has received a 2013 German Design Award from the German Design Council.
London Underground £2 coin
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have designed a £2 coin for the Royal Mint, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. The coin depicts the familiar image of a Tube train emerging from a tunnel; the outer ring of the coin is used graphically to suggest the tunnel walls. A limited number of the coins are now in circulation, with more to follow later in the year. More here.
Maison & Objet Designers of the Year
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby are 2013 Maison & Objet Designers of the Year. Click here for images of their exhibition at the fair in Paris, 18-22 January.