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.
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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...]