Edward Barber (born 1969 in Shrewsbury, UK) and Jay Osgerby (born 1969 in Oxford, UK) studied architecture and interior design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 1996, they founded Barber & Osgerby - their design studio for architecture and design. The recipients of several prestigious awards, the design duo has collaborated with Axor, B&B Italia, Cappellini, ClassiCon, Established & Sons, Flos, Glas Italia, Knoll, Magis, Venini, and Vitra. Barber & Osgerby designed the Olympic Torch for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Their work is included in several museum collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Art Institute, Chicago.