Category: side and dining chairs
Jay Osgerby and Edward Barber Tip Ton Chair
This means that the benefits of dynamic seating with forward tilt can now also be enjoyed in many more environments including schools, libraries and cafeterias. Thanks to its characteristic look, however, Tip Ton also makes a great addition to any home office or dining table. In terms of design, it links our memories of architypical chairs made of wood with a contemporary expression typical for plastic injection moulding.
Tip Ton is a clever solution that discreetly combines functions like a forward-tilt action and stacking so that they are not obvious at first glance.
It is from these tensions and seeming contradictions that Tip Ton derives its design, energy and individual character. Tip Ton is the first object realised in collaboration between Vitra and Barber Osgerby. Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby were both born in 1969 and studied Architecture together at the Royal College of Art in London, since which time they have worked together at the intersection of industrial design, furniture design and