'There comes a point in the life of a product where technology makes things possible,' says Edward barber, one half of design duo Barber & Osgerby, about their cordless, battery-powered Bellhop light family 

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Amid the extravangance of Milan design week, these new products launched at the Salone del Mobile really made their mark.

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Flos debuts new architectural and outdoor lines in Vincent Van Duysen authored space in Light+Building 2018

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Thursday, 15 May 2014 11:15

Design Shanghai 2014

The inaugural event brought together a diverse range of products and brands and heralded the arrival of China on the international design stage

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Few designers get to watch their work being ceremonially paraded up and down the country, but that’s how Ed Barber and Jay Osgerby spent the summer of 2012. The question is, after the “whirlwind” of the Olympic torch, what will they do next?

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Monday, 01 October 2012 01:00

Organic LEDs

At a small factory in the south of France, technicians work with nanoscopic layers of material to create a new type of light source: organic LEDs. These glass-based panels are energy efficient, never get hot and might just be the future of lighting. Now the factory is collaborating with Flos and Philippe Starck to put them to the test

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 10:37

Milan Furniture Fair 2011

In the lead-up to the year’s biggest furniture fair, we preview products from British designers Barber Osgerby and Benjamin Hubert, shine a light on Greta Grossman’s reissued 1940s lamps, and ask Tom Dixon why he’s leaving the exhibition halls to break new ground.

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