Brit design darlings Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby open up about the future of work and share new pieces that challenge the modern function of an office – a little taste of Orgatec 2018.
October 23rd, 2018
For many, work is a starring role in the movie of life, which makes Orgatec – a tradeshow dedicated to commercial furniture and innovation – a veritable hub of what’s to come.
One renowned industrial design studio that is not afraid to use design to challenge our conceptions of work is the UK-based studio Barber & Osgerby.
In a video by Vitra, you can take a look inside the working office of Barber & Osgerby. Located in central London, the designers open up about the changing habits, and changing requirements of a modern office environment.
Through this line of thinking, the duo has designed a new piece of furniture that responds to these changing workplace cultures.
Technology has taken over our working (and personal) lives, enabling people to essentially work from anywhere. So it only follows that with this newfound flexibility can be liberated from our desks.
Read more about the pairs ongoing relationship with Vitra.
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