Founding director

Barber & Osgerby

Barber graduated from London's Royal College of Art and established London-based studio Barber & Osgerby in 1996 with fellow alumnus Jay Osgerby.

Barber received the prestigious Jerwood Applied Arts Prize in 2004 and in 2007 was awarded the accolade royal designer for industry' by the RSA. He has an honorary doctorate from Leeds Metropolitan University.

In 2001 Barber & Osgerby established architecture and interior design practice Universal Design Studio and in 2012 they founded Map, specialising in research and strategy-led design.

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