The tea set Chado for Verreum is designed for the celebration of drinking tea. The origin of its name Chado is based on the Japanese designation of tea ceremony. It is a set of archaic and simple designed objects consisting of a tea cup, milk jug, tea pot, cookie bowl[more...]
Typical for my work I like to combine natural materials and authentic crafts. Starting with the rug Veil, I was interested in patterns which are natural grown.Like veils floating in the wind or fishnets hanging in the harbor I prefer to work with this structures and grids which become[more...]
The Containers are made of silvered and tinted glass. You can use them like a vase or together with the lid like a vessel. This project is a result of the Glass is Tomorrow workshop 2012. Pulpo picked it up 2013 for their new collection.
The project Container was created[more...]
Do vessels to store and present food and everyday utensils have to be colourful and made of plastic? Not at all! Sebastian Herkner designed precious bowls with matching lids for Carl Mertens. Inspired by Herkner, possibly today‘s most coveted German young designer, the cutlery manufacturer from Solingen is working with[more...]
Responsibility is a big topic in my work and my process of designing products. At the beginning is always the question of the need. Material, craftmanship and technology are important considerations when creating solutions which don´t respond to trends, but rely on usability and sustainability.
I wanted the wall clock to[more...]
This is a plantable sunshade stand called fill up for German brand Jan Kurtz. In contrast to common stands this has an additional feature. The body of the stand can be used like a flower pot or a small pond. Adding the wooden table top you have a small side[more...]
Norma is a set of table accessories produced by Verreum. Bowl, vase and candle holder are made of silvered glass. Silvered glass, also known as Mercury Glass is double-walled glassware with a silver coating inside the walls. Each manufacturer had their own recipe, which was a closely guarded secret. The[more...]
The birdhouse Piep Show home has the advantage to get fixed easily with a simple adjustable strap to trees and any kind of columns. The corpus of the birdhouse is manufactured through traditional metal compression process. The entrance of the front made of larch wood fits for the size of[more...]
Citoyenne is a new award of the Citoyen Foundation in Frankfurt am Main. Sebastian Herkner and Reinhard Dienes designed this trophy, which will be awarded 2012 for the first time. The Citoyen Foundation supports with its engagement social projects between the cultures. The graphic design is[more...]
The bauma Innovation Award of the German Construction Industry was awarded at the bauma, the global trade fair dedicated to construction machinery and materials, held in Munich. The idea for the design of this award is based firstly on standard construction kits for model houses and machines, and secondly on[more...]
The annual Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest of its kind in the world, with over 7000 exhibitors and 280000 visitors. On the last day of the week-long book fair, the currant Guest of Honor will ceremonially hand over the GastRolle (Guest-Scroll) to the Guest of Honor for the following[more...]