The Hoberman Sphere, was introduced as a toy in 1995, and is considered by many to be an icon of contemporary product design. It was added to the collection of The Museum of Modern art in 2010, and has appeared in on countless television shows and movies, including The Office, Saturday Night Live, Grace & Frankie, and Big Bang Theory.
“In some fortunate cases, engineers become universal donors to a world thirsty for new ideas and shapes. In the tradition of Buckminster Fuller, Chuck Hoberman has devoted his life to collapsible and expandable structures, and the Hoberman Sphere is his most renowned design.”
– Paola Antonelli, Curator of Architecture and Design, MoMA