Two geometrical shapes meet to create the latest design, a series of tables and bowls. The base of the Mila is made up of a rectangular cuboid and a hemisphere provides the welcoming surface, slightly concave.
project assistant: Irina Diana Flore
Bay sofa is a new design for the furniture collection of German brand Rosenthal. Inspired by the furniture design Hombre from 1975 by Burghard Vogtherr, Bay is an comfortable and cozy zone with a surrounding wooden structure. The modular collection includes next to an armchair a[more...]
Highline is an upholstered landmark designed by Sebastian Herkner for Dutch brand Linteloo. Overlapping cushions and a slim base characterize this new family of sofas by bringing a new approach of comfort. It is a modern statement of easy living and the feel good factor.
Aware of Lucio Doro’s expertise in lacquering, Sebastian Herkner set out to express the quality and the beauty of this technique through creating a simple but elegant surface. The gentle slope and curve of these panels allow one to see how the lacquering modifies the perception[more...]
Pastille Sidetables by Sebastian Herkner are suspended drops of colored glass which found their inspiration in the particularity of the glass fusing technique. Through the process the perfectly cut glass circles are transformed: their contours get blurred, the clear and strong colors become delicate shades.[more...]
Fold is our second design for Schramm Werkstätten. Together with the manufacturer of boxspring beds we developed a special mechanism of a foldable backrest. Initial idea was the fact, that more and more finish work, chat or read in the bed. To increase the quality of sitting in the bed,[more...]
The journey continues.... Caribe is a new outdoor collection for Ames Sala produced in the North of Colombia. Using the local colored plastic pipes we developed with the craftsmen a dining and lounge chair as well as a set of sidetables. We developed 6 color combinations which repreents the spirit[more...]
Dock is a modular sofa system designed for Emu and which is inspired by the graphics of cane baskets. Dock is made up of easily assembled modular elements that provide a flexible variety of compositions. Aluminium bases and backrests of various heights can be assembled in a variety of ways[more...]
Font is a collection of simple and graphical sidetables amd of a new material called Glaskeramik by German manufacturer Magna.The tables exist in two sizes and five colors, which are composed by using recycled glass and a new patented fusing technology. Together with the studio and Pulpo, the company Magna[more...]
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[more...]
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.
project assistant: Robin[more...]
Calm is a new boxspring bed for German manufacturer Schramm Werkstätten. Our initial idea was to create a comfortable bed with modular and upholstered headboards in various dimensions. We decided for curved and straight elements, all with beautifully stitched covers and nice details like wooden hooks[more...]
Thinking about the first significant furniture for Pulpo with the typical spontaneous, artistic and crafted attitude we wanted to design a simple but also well refined daybed. Pallet is a daybed with a wooden base and a soft mattress, covered with natural leather. The mattress is[more...]
Mark is like a sign, a character a graphical silhouette. the unique design is based on the use of solid wood, a strong design language and approach. The board like leg at the back with its crossing backrest gives the chair a significant attitude. The structure with three legs provides[more...]
Mbrace is an outdoor collection for German manufacturer Dedon. MBRACE takes a joyfully unconventional approach to outdoor furniture, bringing DEDON Fiber seating and a solid teak base together for the very first time. The result is an eye-catching, instantly likable collection of chairs — wingback, lounger, rocker and optional footstool[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...]
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...]
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...]
We wanted to create glass in a new way, something solid and unique. We are fascinated by casted 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 special[more...]
Salute is a table high side for one. The table is meant to stand by a lounge chair and help enjoying it with a book, a tablet or a drink. The design is like a gesture of serving the person who is seated. The design is a simple yet sophisticated,[more...]
Unam Rocker is a new member of the successful Unam collection for Very Wood. Inspired by Jean Jeanneret’s pragmatic projects in India, Herkner has transferred these concepts in their own design language. Clean lines and authentic materials characterize the design of this product, which is based on[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.
project assistant: Robin Benito Schmid
Heim is a place for your privacy and familiarity. An armchair, a two seater sofa and a ottoman belong to an unique new collection for Sitzfeldt.
project assistant: Martin Hirth
Invited by Wallpaper* Editor-in-Chief Tony Chambers, we collaborated with Caesarstone from Israel. From kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, wall paneling or even custom-made furniture, Caesarstones´ quartz surfaces are the basic material for this design. Sebastian Herkners designs are known for exploring traditional and innovative materials as[more...]
The new Container Table is the biggest member of the Container family.
Neon are new sidetables for Haymann Editions in four different sizes. Getting new colors of marble, we developed a sandwich material of onyx and acrylic. The onyx marble is glued on the colored acrylic plate and than milled and sanded to a specific thickness. The result is a[more...]
The design of Passerelle is based on the glass profiles which are known from the architecture. These profiles are fitting in a simple and straight metal construction. Passerelle is the name of the pedestrian bridges Venetians are using during high tide.
The “Bell Table” by Sebastian Herkner turns our perceptual habits on their head, using the lightweight, fragile material of glass as base for a metal top that seems to float above it. Hand-blown in the traditional manner using a wooden mould, the transparent tinted glass base asserts a sculptural presence[more...]
The small armchair and two-seater sofa Talo are inspired by the buttress roots of Ceiba trees. The backlegs are exposed to give the compact chair its stability. The uspholstery cover is tensed over the construction and creates its comfort.
Coat armchair and sofa without supports that rest directly and firmly on the floor, steady despite the fact that they are lightweight and easy to move. The idea comes from the hosiery industry, from the non-slip soles used for children´s socks. Prints that are functional and decorative[more...]
Unam is a comfortable seat available in the Lounge version and in the new Dining version with arms or without, made ??of solid wood for the contract sector. Inspired by Jean Jeanneret’s pragmatic projects in India, Herkner has transferred these concepts in their own design language. Clean lines and authentic[more...]
Joining the creations of Tord Boontje, Ayse Birsel and Bibi Seck, Patricia Urquiola and Dominique Pétot, there´s a new chair in the M´Afrique collection. Seating made using woven threads normally used for fishing nets, the design are all different and orioginal, like their names. handwoven, they are human in their[more...]
Two different layers, one soft the other one stable are the basic idea of the side tables. The textile layer is fixed like a hammock between the two stanchions of the table and allows you to store magazines.
Transit _ a DIY-Shelf.
I designed for the SZ-Magazin / Sueddeutsche Zeitung. Simple, smart and concertible are some characteristics. You can change the order of the elements easily, using them like a box or upside down like a presentation plattform. Besides the fact of storing[more...]
Simple side tables in aluminium for indoor and outdoor designed for German brand Jan Kurtz.
producer: Jan Kurtz
Practical armchairs without supports that rest directly and firmly on the floor, steady despite the fact that they are lightweight and easy to move. The idea comes from the hosiery industry, from the non-slip soles used for children´s socks. Prints that are functional and decorative at the same time. the pattern,[more...]
The Arnhem sofa is multifunctional and multidisciplinary. The modular thought behind the design enables a broad range of applications. Cosy and snugly for the whole family, ideal to lie down and relax for a bit and very suitable as a multifunctional workspace, in which one can concentrate and enjoy some[more...]
The Slim M is the first model of an entire series – the Slim collection by Sebastian Herkner. Slim M is a multifunctional chair for offices and homes. The aesthetic character of the chair assures uniqueness and offers individual creativity. The user can create his own Slim M by choosing[more...]
Sustainability isn*t all about the use of materials. The relationship between the user and the product is elementarily important. Coil is blown in one piece by craftsmen and acquires a unique character, that is never attained twice. Coil is love at first sight, it reflects and absorbs its surroundings and[more...]
On a trip to spain I visited a great company producing yarns with paper. This was the starting point of the designs of the Bask collection. Together with Moroso and the paper company I developed a special paper and technique to use the yarns for 3 dimensional objects. A metal[more...]
The idea behind the design of Tauber-Collection is based on the dealing with conventional coverings of ventilation shafts. The typical character of surfaces, covers and structures made of metal is rudimental of the design and the construction. The diagonal bends of the brass plate are important for the stability as[more...]
Keeping the philosophy of De Vorm in mind, the Clip Chair has been designed environmentally friendly without wasting any material during the production process. The result is a classic, detail-oriented and solid chair made of selected, high-quality ash. The Clip-chair is a refined design with a distinctive feature. The idea[more...]
Ander are a collection of tables inspired by funnels and cones. The combination of materials and colours as well as the interaction between openess and closeness make a difference. The open volumes afford space to put things. You can interact with the volume, surface and capacity of the objects by[more...]
The shelf Epos is made of solid wood and powder-coated metal elements. The design concept makes a multitude of combinations in the distance of the boards and their length possible. Epos works either as a singular element or as shelving wall in a straight line. The stability of the shelf[more...]
Perserfell Perserfell #2 are Persian animal-hide carpets, which are shaped like a cow´s, a sheep´s or a fox´ hide but made of a material that is suitable for vegetarians. This second edition is made in connection with the exhibition new olds by ifa Germany (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V.) curated by[more...]