The Ample Chair is an upholstered wing-armchair with ottoman. It has a strong silhouette and character as much it is cosy. The padded seat is placed on a wooden structure and the soft cushioning gives you the feeling of an intimate place with many possible seating positions.
Our approach is always to create something unique with a new character. In the last years designers were thinking about metal structures by using thin pipes to get a more invisible construction. The design of the Pipe collection is based on a big pipe, which creates an[more...]
The real matter of a vase is its contents.The glass layerings of Corolle refer to the petals forming the dress of the flower. Materials or techniques combinations are always present in my work, and the Corolle collection shows in very few elements the capacities of the glass.
It is a family of side and coffee-tables inspired by the arrangement of the countryside and the layout of fields. The table tops are made of different handmade ceramic plates. Because of the various levels and surfaces, the color will slightly change its attitude from each perspective. Next to the[more...]
Vesper is a collection of bistro and coffee-tables for Spanish brand Sancal. The bases of them are round and organic like riverstones. The table tops are inspired by smooth and wooden cutting boards. We wanted to create a welcoming scenario for restaurants and terraces. [more...]
In Milan we will present together with Verreum Chado for 4. After its launch 2013 as a set for one person, Chado got very successful. The tea set Chado is designed for the celebration of drinking tea. The origin of its name Chado is based on the Japanese[more...]
Plateau, our first bathroom collection is inspired by the idea of playing and experimenting with shapes and colours, to create a set of products that are stylish as well as useful and versatile. That*s how a sidetracking plateau came up, becoming the stylistic leitmotif for the entire collection.
Cologne based company Buschfeld presents o-light, designed by Sebastian Herkner on Light and Building 2016 in Frankfurt. o-light is the first OLED luminaire worldwide (30 cm × 10 cm OLED) designed for application with a standard low-voltage system. Bringing the light of tomorrow into galleries, offices, hotel lobbies or superior[more...]
Mark is the first design in the collaboration between the studio and Dutch brand Linteloo. The collection will be launched at imm Cologne in January as part of Das Haus by sebastian Herkner and at the Designpost.
Das Haus 2016imm Colognehall 2.2
18th - 24th of January[more...]
Our brand new Mbrace collection for Dedon just won Best of Best Iconic Award 2016 in category Interior Innocation. Thank you very much. We are very delighted.
We will present the collection for the first time at Das Haus at imm Cologne.
Fortitude, prosperity and fortune – the pig has always been seen as an ancient and symbolic animal. For the 100th birthday of Philip Rosenthal (1916–2001) we have created the minimalist design pieces RORO, based on the most striking part of a pig – the snout. The inspiration for the pieces[more...]
Herkner’s installation for “Das Haus” aims to communicate an open, accessible and transparent impression with round forms, flowing transitions and bright colours. The “Bell Side Table Das Haus 2016 Edition” picks up these ideas and translates the design into a new colourfulness and materiality: the clear[more...]
Block is the first study of an outdoor kitchen for Kaufmann. We presented this prototype on imm Cologne in Janury and are jworking on the final design. We will keep you updated with the final launch in spring 2016.
producer: Kaufmann Grillkitchen
picture by Ingmar Kurth
We designed our first two collections for German Brand Schönbuch. Slot and Tub are two collections of wardrobes.
more information about Slot
more information about Tub[read article]
Moitié imagined by Sebastien Herkner can be used as a receptacle for anything that comes to mind : sweets and snacks, jewelry or anything that pockets may contain. It is a special design for Designerbox in collaboration with Elle Decor France.
more information[read article]
Let´s play Boule - our new lighting for Pulpo. Two huge glass spheres are placed on a porcelain base produced by German manufacturer Rosenthal.
Thank you to all partners and friends of Das Haus 2016.
Agape, Ames Design, Arflex, Armstrong/DLW Flooring, Artek, Bang & Olufsen, Boffi, Bosa, Ayzit Bostan, Caesarstone, Cappellini, La Chance, La Cividina, Classicon, Dedon, Dinesen, e15, Fontana Arte, Foscarini, Gubi, Hay, Brdr. Kru?ger, Kappus, Kaufmann Keramik, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Richard Lampert, Leff Amsterdam,[more...]
Guest of Honor Sebastian Herkner is designing a round, transparent version of "Das Haus" for the international interiors show imm cologne that is open on all sides. It is circular, more or less transparent and has almost no solid wall elements. Nonetheless, Sebastian Herkner*s house promises[more...]
We will launch Ames Sala by Sebastian Herkner during imm Cologne in January. Ames Sala is a collection of home accessories developed in collaboration with Ames in Colombia in South America. Ames is a half German, half Colombian brand run by Ana María Calderón Kayser. In 2015 we discovered several[more...]
The EUNIC Zimbabwe Cluster (British Council, Alliance Française and Goethe Institute) and The National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, announced 2014 the second edition of Basket Case, a visual art and design project bringing together prominent African and European artists and designers, who were commissioned to[more...]
Invited by Danish TM the studio Sebastian Herkner reframed ten Danish Designs from companies like Carl Hansen and Son, Fritz Hansen, Lightyears, Howe, Montana, Muuto amongst others. The installation is called ´Increasing Details` and was shown at The Silo in Copenhagen during 3DaysofDesign.
Simplicity, craftsmanship, sustainbility, functionality, modularity, self-explanatory, mobility, poetry,[more...]
Up and coming French brand La Chance just launched new versions of my side-tables Salute. Salute is a family of tables for different contexts and scenarios. There is a high side-table to stand by a lounge chair and help enjoying it with a book, a tablet[more...]
Avenue Road will present the new collection at their showroom in New York during ICFF. Our Bleecker Street tables are amongst the novelties for 2015. It is a conjunction of two solid materials based on a knock-down concept.
ICFF New YorkAvenue Road
145 West 28th Street, 5th Floor, New York[more...]
Our approach is always to create something unique with a new character. In the last years designers were thinking about metal structures by using thin pipes to get a more invisible construction. The design of the Pipe Chair is based on a big pipe, which creates an incisive design language.[more...]
We are pleased to inform you that the 25 editions of the ELLE DECORATION international network have chosen Sebastian Herkner and his studio as one of the 2015 winners of the prestigious EDIDA (Elle Deco International Design Awards). Voted by the 25 editors-in-chief of ELLE DECORATION around the world, the[more...]
The initial idea of the design was inspired by plate racks in museums, the special holders for vintage and decorative plates in museums. We transferred this detail to a collection of armchairs and sofas in various heights. The backrest is like a background or protecting shell for the user.Ala[more...]
Nebra is a disk like pendant lighting in two sizes made of casted glass. The initial idea is based on new LED technologies which propose new parameters to designers. Using full volumes in the past like spheres to have a space for classic bulbs and a good quality of light,[more...]
2015 is a big year for Tolix, full of festivity and creativity, in which they celebrate a very special anniversary.The iconic A chair turns 80 this year, and it hasn’t aged a bit!The perfect opportunity to look back on the story behind one of industrial design’s best-sellers.The[more...]
Curator Silvana Annicchiarico invited us to design an object for the exhibition "ANIMAlità" at the Triennale in Milano earlier this year. All objects are produced by Italian ceramic manufacturer Bosa. Our design "Compagno" will be displayed next to designs by Sam Baron, Jaime Hayon, Lanzavecchia+Wai, Ionna Vautrin amongst others.[more...]
Sebastian Herkner wanted to create glass in a new way, something solid and unique. He is fascinated by cast glass, compared with mouth blown glass elements, which have a specific wall thickness, Alwa tables have a tabletop made of 50 mm casted glass. The liquid glass is left in a[more...]
Lyra is a unique lighting object to fix between walls, ceilings or poles. Along the electric cable you can arrange the lampions of Lyra in endless possibilities using their three shapes of lampshades as well as colors made of mouth blown glass. Without any extra fixing, you can install the[more...]
We will showcase our first design for Danish manufacturer Gubi at imm Cologne. Collar Lamp is a series of pendent lights that combines hand-blown glass and an aluminium “collar”, used as a reflector, which gives it an iconic strong character.
imm Cologne19 - 25 January 2015hall[more...]
Karussell is a side table or shelf or trolley. Single elements could be arranged in different compositions to various heights. The structure is made of powder-coated steel tubes, in contrast to the trays made of mouth blown glass.
imm Cologne19 - 25 January 2015hall 3.2, stand[more...]
Since end of last year Sebastian Herkner is the new art director of Czech brand Verreum. Working with international designers like Arik Levy, Karim Rashid, Sebastian Bergne, Rony Plesl amongst others, Verreum develops objects, lightings and furnitures made of silvered glass. We invited Luca Nichetto from[more...]
We added a new colour montana blue to the selection of glass bases of the Bell Table. In contrast we created the new tabletop made of dark bronzed metal. Next to the copper and brass versions this new compositions makes the table more simple and elegant.