Towering above Granville Island – Vancouver’s beloved artistic and cultural hub – the cantilevered Granville Street Bridge runs through the heart of the city into the buzzing downtown core’s entertainment district.
more information[read article]
Craftsmanship takes centre stage in Raku, a portable lamp with a handmade ceramic base. Named after the traditional Japanese pottery technique, Raku is a compact lamp with considerable presence. Drawing inspiration from the age-old art form, the lamp features a hand-sculpted ceramic base with a crackle glaze that varies slightly[more...]
Crafted in full aluminium seems to hover over the ground. Invisibly attached to the wall, every fixation of the variably installable ensemble is invisible. All three of the optional colors render its physical appearance in a plain, clean spatial sculpture.
‘Gilbert’, designed by our Studio, gives you the opportunity to design your own, contemporary version of the 19th century tête-à- tête: a sofa that allows people to sit at an angle and invites you in for a proper talk. Of course, spending hours lounging in silence with a good book[more...]
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus is the god of beginnings, passages and transitions. He is usually depicted as having two faces. Our Janus shelf for ligneroset is playing with two characters, which is not about open or closed, rather it is about the presentation of goods and treasures[more...]
For Kaufmann Keramik we designed a new room divider made of ceramic called Sahel. Sahel is a ceramic designer module that can be easily and stably glued to any form of room divider. Which, thanks to its asymmetrical design, looks different from every side.
The Loza collection is a new collection of bold, minimalist ceramic planters and vases designed by Sebastian Herkner. Made using traditional Colombian pottery crafts, this series introduces a new side to the ames accessories collection: the design is crisp and clean with only a textured detail bringing in a change[more...]
We are happy to show our first limited edition for Ames. The La Reina Cocoon Chair, part of the successful Cartagena collection will be presented in two new colorways, based on my trips to Colombia. Colors play a huge role in my work as well in the philosophy of Ames[more...]
Our third collection for Gloster is driven by the idea of steam-bending teak wood. Haven is a collection of soft upholstered lounge furnitures as well as complementary tables in various sizes. The bended teak elements create the framwork for the armchair as well as 2 and 3 seater in a[more...]
Morton is a statement – a deft blend of elegant upholstered chair and armchair that holds its own both at a dining table or in a boardroom. One striking feature of this lightweight item of furniture is the precisely executed two-part upholstery of the backrest, which quietly envelops the body.
The Twins collection plays with materials; it contains two twin versions, each with its own identity. The first is entirely made of 100% FSC teak, simple and natural; the other, original and unique, is the result of an interesting mix of materials between teak and one of the main components[more...]
The Ginger chair helps you to travel to different scenarios depending on how you look at it. A soft-sitting collection driven by round shapes and inviting seating shell resting on various base typologies that helps us shape new contexts, uses and spaces.
The Rio collection is based on my fundamental design language working with honest materials and local craftsmen to achieve unique designs. For Punt I selected solid wood, structured glass, marble, textile and brass to create a collection of cabinets and lamps.
Meduza is a pair of neat, organic table lamps with spherical lampshade suspended on top of a hand-carve conical base in solid wood. The lamp reminds of a a jelly fish and therefore the name Meduza, Bosnian for jelly fish.
With the Rolf Benz 972 side table, we are presenting a sculptural design icon that is in keeping with the trend for natural materials. The mix of high-quality materials, technical craftsmanship and luxurious look makes an impressive statement in an elegant setting.
After the long success of our Oda lamp for Pulpo, we are proud to present our newest version of Oda. Using a traditional Venetian technique with colored glass sticks, we add a stripe pattern to the glass sphere.
We designed a table and chair for a new way of eating for japanese brand Arflex Japan. Kaia is a well-balanced design that combines a voluminous shell with delicate steel legs. The small size of a lounge chair and the high seat height combine comfort and workability.
In collaboration with Godelmann, a company specialised in concrete products, we have designed and developed an innovative collection of architectural concrete tiles, which for the first time for use in outdoor and are suitable for indoor use: High-quality floor surface, inspired by classic herringbone parquet, can be placed seamlessly for[more...]
In this, our second design for Freifrau, our concept was to fuse the frame and the seating shell – not just in technical, but in optical terms, too. This is something we achieved by deliberately extending the frame into the back of the shell.
Nuage side tables for CoEdition are inspired by the clouds and the human trails in crafts. We wanted to show the beauty of craftsmanship and the quality of handmade objects.
The sophisticated design of the Zencha bathroom collection for Duravit was inspired by traditional Japanese rituals and craftsmanship and combines unusual above-counter basins with minimalistic furniture, as well as mirrors and bathtubs. The straight-lined design of the furniture creates an intriguing contrast to the organic sanitary[more...]
For when we find ourselves in need of a remote space to do work, relax or reenergize between meetings or events: The Rest bench.
The Mate side tables are created with the idea of becoming a companion in the daily life of its user, akin other objects that serve an inherent purpose in the everyday.
Following his honeymoon to South Africa, German designer, I was inspired by all the aspects, elements and shades I encountered across so many areas. The Aarde, which means earth, is a representation of this; of the layering that exists culturally, demographically and in the nature and light[more...]
Harmony and sophistication meet as one in the Manoa range. Glass carafe and matching tumbler were created in association with renowned our studio. The curved form truly grabs attention.
The studio has designed an unmistakably versatile item of design in Juna. We have impressively achieved the aim of granting the bed a more significant role in everyday life.
The design of the Ulis Lounge adapts to both residential and contract spaces. Sebastian Herkner defines it as his idea of a modern comfort. The soft aesthetic formed to wrap and embrace, guarantees a comfortable and a reclining position at the same time, and make this product[more...]
A new dramatic statement piece joins the Cartagenas collection by Sebastian Herkner: the Reina Cocoon chair. Featuring a strong colour contrast and an oval-shaped, protective roof, the chair brings vibrancy and a touch of eccentricity to any outdoor space. Part throne, part beach chair, the piece[more...]
In the designs of the Trails collection, a clear hand-dug style is recognizable. Sebastian Herkner’s designs emerged as a spontaneous translation of intuitive hatchings on paper. In close coordination with M2R, these designs were translated into different colour and material worlds. This results in[more...]
The highest standards of design, enjoyment and texture come together in the elegant wine and champagne glasses featuring in the Journey range. This unique range emerged from a partnership with renowned designer Sebastian Herkner. Feel the 150-year history of Zwiesel Glas.
Hop is a new collection of vases and bowls for German porcelain brand Rosenthal. Made in white and colored porcelain with an golden finish on its inside surfaces, the design is playing with the balance of stacked rings. Apparently always in motion, like a dancer with a[more...]
Bridging the gap between timeless aesthetics and memorable form has always been a specialty of Wittmann. Unobtrusive yet showing plenty of presence, Marlow is the latest proof of the sure hand with which the manufactory consistently focuses on precision craftsmanship and first-class[more...]
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. Now we add a new version to its family, the new Club Chair.[more...]
Our new Imi side-tables for German brand Pulpo are made of handcrafted ceramic cylinders in various colors. You can combine them in different combinations of two or three elements. Based on the artworks by artist Imi Knoebel, we play with various color blockings.
We are pleased to announce the opening of Gallery Wentrup am Feenteich with an interior concept designed by us in Hamburg. Housed in a three-storey mansion with an outdoor sculpture garden, Wentrup am Feenteich will be a unique destination for art collectors, professionals and enthusiasts from across the world that[more...]
The Blume collection designed by Sebastian Herkner has been enriched with a new version with armrests. The Blume armchair, also available in a lounge version, reproduces the soft, rounded shapes of the collection, which owes its distinctive appearance to a sophisticated flower-shaped profile in extruded aluminium[more...]
Classic materials such as bentwood and canework, reduced to the essential. The new 119 chair designed by Sebastian Herkner is a quintessential Thonet piece that’s bound to make its mark in any setting. It can be positioned alone or in a pair as an elegant counterpoint to a comfy sofa,[more...]
Moro is a cosy cocoon of a chair. Named after a famous Venetian Doge, the design evokes the strong personality of an Italian palazzo’s lush interior. A warm and welcoming atmosphere that could never be forgotten.
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.
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.
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...]
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...]
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.