Good designs are distinguished by their ability to adapt. In keeping with precisely this motto, Thonet is expanding its “Offenbach chair” range designed by Sebastian Herkner in 2018 to now include armrests. Minimalist and honest, sophisticated and precise, the new 118 F model adds another level of comfort. Range 118[more...]
One of the most beautiful and unspoiled places in Salento, where the shallow cliffs rest on the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea drawing a sinuous profile, inspired our creative mind. This is how Litos was born, the informal sofa by Cappellini paying homage in shape[more...]
We are happy to present our first design for Danish brand Wendelbo. Introducing Case, a collection of elegant highback sofas that breathes a sense of calmness, concentration and comfort into everyday life.
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We are happy to present two additions to our successful Taru collection for Ligne Roset. The Taru armchair and L-shape sofa are designed with the same design approach like the already launched sofas and daysbed.
Two years ago we presented our Ona collection for German manufacturer Freifrau at imm Cologne. The success of the iconic design and the request by interior designers prompted us to develop the lounge chair versions of Ona as well. We are very happy to present now[more...]
We wanted to create a dining table for Man of Parts that combines the best of hand-made craft and modern technology. The Bavarian maker uses a 5-axis CNC machine program to achieve the shapes and combines it with traditional hand finishing to great effect.
After the presentation of our La Che tables some years ago we have been working on various La Che baskets with the same unique braiding technique. Those baskets are available in three sizes and three colors.
Our award-winning Mbrace collection is beloved for its modern material mix. Combining teak, woven fiber and an optional die-cast aluminum base, Mbrace is more distinct and richer than ever before. The aluminum base, available for wingchairs, armchairs, lounge chairs and matching footstools expands the collection’s visual language while extending its[more...]
The journey continues.... Cartagena is a newest outdoor collection for Ames produced in the North of Colombia.
We are happy to annouce that we add a new size to our Oda lamps for Pulpo. The Oda in between is the size between the Oda big and Oda medium. All three sizes are floor versions.[read article]
Studio Sebastian Herkner has furnished a complete apartment in Frankfurt*s One Forty West for the first time, commisioned by CommerzReal and Engel and Völkers. He is thus continuing his cooperation with the developer Commerz Real, which he began a year ago.
The Rolf Benz 594 high-back armchair is both an eye-catcher and a beautiful comfort zone. The soft lines of its shape offer a visual clue to its particularly soft, light upholstery. Its finely balanced back curve embraces its occupant and allows sideways snuggling, creating[more...]
Area Pro is the new tile programme for the project sector of Agrob Buchtal, one of the leading suppliers of architectural ceramics. The floor series offers an exceptionally comprehensive range of colours, formats and slip-resistant surfaces. The look, inspired by fine-grained limestone, with its warm earthy[more...]
Organic details segment the parts of the Klee series, giving them character and precision. These tables and chairs for Coedition, are carefully designed for everyday life. Klee is an honest chair, with a distinctive twist, characteristic of the spirit of Coedition.
The Let™ Lounge Chair by our studio and Fritz Hansen embodies the German designer’s excellent skills and signature aesthetic, with Fritz Hansen’s expert craftsmanship and quality. It is designed for a wide variety of expressions and interior styles and is suitable for commercial projects or residential[more...]
Mati trays are very elegant wooden objects with a levitating tray supported by three hand-carved feet also made in thin plates of solid wood. The carving pattern is inspired by the microscopic view of wood, which reveals its arresting cellular structure. The tray feels even more[more...]
One of the most beautiful and unspoiled places in Salento, where the shallow cliffs rest on the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea drawing a sinuous profile, inspired our creative mind. This is how Litos was born, the informal sofa by Cappellini paying homage in shape and name to[more...]
Using already casting glass for the Alwa tables, Bent lights and Atoll candle holders, we add a new casted design to the Pulpo product portfolio. Our distinctively tall, skinny side table series Pina is inspired by the abstract turns and twists of the famous Pina Bausch dance theatre. The basic figurine with base,[more...]
For 2020, Leading Asian design brand Stellar Works presents its first collaboration with German designer Sebastian Herkner. Known for his unusual shapes and materiality choices, Herkner has created Host, a movable wardrobe created in response to the growing need for flexible furniture in both homes and hotels. Herkner’s design sees[more...]
It’s time to cocoon in this soft and comfortable lounge chair the studio designed for young Dutch brand Fest Amsterdam. With its rounded shapes and soft lining, this chair will make you feel at ease. The straight shell and outside appearance contrast to the quilted and padded inside.
Our Mati table for Zanat is a statement of grace and simplicity. Much of the table’s character stems from cleverly considered joints between the legs, its frame and the tabletop, which create attractive details underneath the tabletop while giving an appearance of levitating tabletop lightness. Furthermore, the rounded edges on[more...]
Metropol is an elegant and versatile collectiondesigned in collaboration with Australian brand Rakumba.The vision for Metropol was for a decorative yet functional collection that is both sophisticated and simple. Like a pearl hanging from a thread, Metropol begins with a single lamp. What is really fascinating[more...]
ISLA is the name of GAN’s new venture into the world of outdoor furniture. With the first collection for the brand, the studio explores ways of inhabiting outdoor spaces through irregular shapes, resulting in a more versatile, inviting and unique seating system.
Subtle colour combinations and a play with contrasts characterise the new par raya rug by Sebastian Herkner. With a lively stripe design, the designer is expanding the collection of handmade natural fibre carpets. The colour range is based on the nature of the Huila region and reflects[more...]
Matching the caribe chic series, ames presents the chic baskets designed by SebastianHerkner. The baskets are made of recycled plastic strings and powder-coated metal tubes using the traditional "mamposino" braiding technique and are also suitable for outdoor use.
The creative and design universe of Herkner, 2019 “Designer of the Year”, is guided by craftsmanship, quality and functionality. In line with Pedrali’s philosophy, this is a world where traditional artisan skills blend with new production technologies to create products based on high quality materials that[more...]
Mati is a dining chair with armrests, made entirely in solid wood with an upholstered seat. The design inspiration for Mati is about the pursuit of security. In functioning societies dinners are always about a delicious meal, interesting conversations and about comfort, of course. Comfortable[more...]
The second trade fair booth under the Café Thonet concept was created by Sebastian Herkner for the Frankenberg company’s appearance at imm cologne 2020. The café metaphor, which the studio has revisited for this year’s event, captures the very essence of the brand: both in the past[more...]
Pola is a tailored sofa, the elegant textile straps and the refined structure give a modern approach to the classic sofa. The smooth wooden beam construction gives a floating aspect to the opulent cushions.
By interlacing different straps of textile, Venier suggests in a decorative way a separation in the room without hiding completely. The savant play on material qualities reinforces both the functionality and the pleasant aura of the paravent.
With the Bell Table design, which kicked off our cooperation with ClassiCon in 2012 and was our first step towards international recognition, Sebastian Herkner turned our usual perception of materials upside down. The studio once again achieves thiseffect in a fascinating way with his Plissée Floor Lamp: the lampshade,[more...]
We are proud to present our first designs for Ligne Roset during imm Cologne 2020. For the French brand we designed a new sofa called Taru as well as the Lewa sidetables.
In 2020, the Bell Table series is being expanded: the Bell High Table has joined the Bell Side and Coffee Tables. Due to its dimensions, it is perfectly suitable as a highlight in any living-dining area and for the presentation of special objects in lobbies and public areas. The masterful[more...]
After the first presentation of the Ona design 2019, we will add new family members to the collection during imm Cologne. The Ona Curve is a higher version of the Ona chairs with an iconic backrest silhouette. The design is inspired by the idea of having an upholstered[more...]
Manila is our first lighting collection for Spanish brand Parachilna. An incredibly elegant combination of artisanal blown glass and a plissé textile diffuser. Its name Manila comes from Spanish "Mantón de Manila". It*s a traditional silk shawl commonly used by flamenco dancers.
Mbarq is a new sofa for Dedon. With Mbarq, we were focusing on the group, the conversations, the sense of togetherness. When I think of collection’s name, I think of people embarking on a journey together, without ever leaving the comfort, privacy and protectiveness of Mbarq[more...]
The innovative eyewear brand ic! berlin and Sebastian Herkner, designer of the year 2019, launch a joint capsule collection. Known as a designer for some of the world’s most recognized interior brands like Thonet and ClassiCon, this is the first time the German designer collaborates in the lifestyle and fashion[more...]
Working successfully together for several years, we add new colorways to our collections at Ames. After a very bright color selection of Caribe at the beginning, we were looking for more natural and pale colors this time. This brings a new approach to the brand and opens new possibility for[more...]
Carousel is a new collection of chairs for Italian brand Emu based on an aluminium framework with various inlays to create a cozy backrest. There is a modern sustainable wicker interpretation using colorful textile ropes, as well as a new innovative textile pad, which is pressed[more...]
The studio designed for Kaufmann Keramik two new tiles for their growing brand of wall coverings. The ceramic tile designs Demi and Set are handmade in Bavaria and are available in all kind of colors.
The elegant range 118 by Sebastian Herkner for Thonet receives an eye-catching newfinish: deep black and dark blue, rich dark red, contemporary antique pink and mint, plus dark brown-violet are the six expressive high-gloss colours adding a a chic new polish to this popular design.
For our first collection of ceiling lamps for Kundalini called GIASS we got inspired by whiskey glasses in old hotel bars.
Tartan is a new geometry of vertical and horizontal planes manages to become as soft as cloth, and a refined weave and weft takes shape.
Ona is our first collection for German furniture brand Freifrau. The design is inspired by the idea of having an upholstered piping which accentuate the silhouette of the seat.
Tina and Jan Wentrup, of Berlin Wentrup Gallery commissioned Sebastian Herkner to design their new gallery space in the neighborhood Charlottenburg in Berlin. In a former post office he created an open and elegant atmosphere for art.
Trilogie is a collection of drinking glasses for von Poschinger Glasmanufaktur from Bavaria. Working already for 450-years in glass blowing in various fields, the company approached the studio to design three different glasses for their 450-years anniversary, one for whisky or wine, one for water and the[more...]
We feel very honored to be DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2019 at MAISON&OBJET in Paris. On this occasion we will have an installation in the entrance of hall 6 showing our iconic designs as well as new collaborations. Driven by our unique design language, the whole scenography will focus on[more...]
Cabuya is a new rug collection for Ames made of natural fibers in Colombia. The rug is made like a patchwork of three different weaving or knitting techniques.
Stellar Grape is the new floor and table version of the Stellar lamp. Fifty-fifty. Horizontal or vertical lines. Stellar Grape is inspired by the fruit, arranging various globes to create a beautiful setting.
Actually this collection is inspired by the Earth Pyramids of Ritten, a very unique formation of the local landscape. The idea of balancing a round stone on the top of another volume was fascinating me to design Ecrin, a collection of containers in three sizes with a[more...]
We will present the 118 chair with an upholstered seat at upcoming imm Cologne as well as the new barstool version. Minimalistic and honest while at the same time filigree and concise: the 118 is a classic wooden chair which ensures subtle elegance at any dining table and[more...]
We will present our second sofa for Linteloo this year at Salone del Mobile. Our Arp sofa is a new modular sofa system which took his inspiration by the roundness of Sculpture des Silence by Hans Jean Arp.
At Salone del Mobile we present our chair Merwyn with a new metal base structure in black and brass. Starting with the high standards of Wittmann and their knowledge in upholstery, we designed a chair with a high quality.
The idea of the collection is the scenario of having a good time with friends on the terrace, like for low dining, enjoying a cocktail and nice conversations. It is about the dialogue. Armchair, two seater and three seater are part of the range of soft[more...]