Piton™ Side Table

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby 2015

Designed as part of a new collection of stools and tables by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby for KnollStudio, the Piton Side Table brings a relaxed, contemporary attitude toward interior design.

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    Construction and Details
    • Not suitable for outdoor use
    • Wood tops are available in either ebonized ash or oiled teak
    • Base is die-cast aluminum with stainless steel fasteners
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    Taking cues from the aesthetic principles of Modernism and pragmatic considerations of the height-adjustable stools manufactured for sewing professionals in the mid-century era, the Piton™ Stool and Table are equally well suited for industrial tasks and domestic settings.

    The geometric, elementary framework of the pieces is an interpretation of the familiar tripod structure; the conical base, unified by two concentric rings, guards against the potential for imbalance caused by an uneven floor, equally distributing weight so as to counteract the tendency of the stool's three-legged counterpart to wobble. The die-cast material is equally resilient to abrasions and dents, having been cast from the same material used for the foot of the Barber Osgerby Lounge Collection. 

     

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    Internationally acclaimed designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby founded their studio in 1996 after graduating with Master’s degrees in Architecture from The Royal College of Art in London. Alongside their eponymous studio, in 2001 Barber and Osgerby founded Universal Design Studio, now recognized as one of the world’s most innovative creative design consultancies working in architecture, interiors and exhibition design.

    They have developed collections for several major furniture manufacturers as well as limited edition pieces and one-off works for both private and public commissions. BarberOsgerby’s work is held in permanent collections around the world including the V&A Museum, London; New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art; London's Design Museum; and the Art Institute of Chicago.

    In 2012, the pair launched MAP, a strategy-based industrial design studio that draws on the creative and commercial skills of Barber and Osgerby to provide design intuition, creative direction and research to ambitious clients. That same year, Barber and Osgerby were honored with the appointment to design the London 2012 Olympic Torch.

    Edward and Jay have been recognized in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and awarded OBEs for their services to the design industry.