Our new portable table lamp Iris for Blomus tells the story of ourendless fascination with glass as a material and phenomenon. The result of two decades of mastery, the Iris lamp reflects light in a unique, mesmerizing way with its perfectly rounded glass bubble shade, sometimes[more...]
Boule Marble is a new version of the successful lighting collection for German producer Pulpo designed already 2016. It is inspired by the popular outdoor game in France, using various glass spheres placed into each other. We selected white and black marble as[more...]
Mainkai, or Main River Quay in English, is the riverside boulevard in Frankfurt, Germany, close to designer Sebastian Herkner’s home in Offenbach. The spherical fishing floats and mooring buoys that bob along the river with an ethereal glow at night inspired the Mainkai’s adaptation to thependant design.
producer: Man of Parts
Made of mouth-blown opal glass, the Plissée lampshade balances in the air like a delicate balloon of light. The elaborately pleated structure is handcrafted in a traditional Italian manufactory, lending the luminaire its soft, almost textile look. To a certain extent, our design reference are the famous paper lanterns from[more...]
Flip is about the direction of the light. Flip, as the name already illustrates, is about the movement to direct the light. Flip provides a story and a new way of interacting with light.
Cotton is a simple but playful design. It is a dome like a typical pendant but with a new character and attitude. The design offers two sizes of pendants and table stand to place them in different contexts - a private dining table, in a row above the bar, or[more...]
Timeless, elegant and enduring, the Class wall lamp evokes a sense of nostalgia. Its translucent glass tube is fluted, defined by even grooves that allow the light to pass softly through it while the source remains obscured. Each Class outdoor lamp’s tube is supported by a robust aluminium shaft, its matte[more...]
Evoking scrolled natural forms - from botanical to nautical - We draw on Rakumba’s heritage of textile lampshade craftmanship to create the Volute collection. We challenged skills honed over time with new lampshade geometries previously considered near impossible. Leveraging Rakumba’s design ethos of “effortless complexity”, Volute pushes craft to its[more...]
Samsa is Sebastian Herkner’s first work for Pulpo in casted aluminium. Under his hands, this sturdy and versatile recycling material produces a shining example of lightness – which is coined to the object’s function and appearance as well.
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...]
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 lamps come in two sizes with different choices of lampshade fabrics from Kvadrat to match the bases in walnut or maple (natural or stained). The lamp[more...]
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 selected different elegant colors for the glass as well as a brass[more...]
Providing a framework for light, Kontur is an elegant stage setting for its linear light source. The large-scale sconce is defined by a sleek black frame imbedded with LEDs. It combines with a handblown opaline glass diffuser or a rounded metal reflector, the pure[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 in the design is[more...]
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[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. On one hand, transparent glass[more...]
For our first collection of ceiling lamps for Kundalini called GIASS we got inspired by whiskey glasses in old hotel bars. We transferred the different patterns and structures of hand-cutted glasses into a range of lamps made of mouth-blown glass cylinders.
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. The collection exists in various colors and finishes.
Inspired by a trip to Veneto in Italy visiting a glass casting and bending company, we designed Bent. The lamp is characterized by its huge glass casted lampshades looking like shields. Those casted elements have an unique lined pattern on its inside surface, reflecting the lED light in a coomfortable[more...]
Porcelain has always played a major role in how we create our homes. With its new Moira lighting series by Sebastian Herkner, Fürstenberg demonstrates the changeability of the unique material and the potential of porcelain to capture the mood of the time in ever new forms, beyond the sphere of[more...]
Fifty-fifty. Horizontal or vertical lines. Stellar is the first pendent lighting collection for German company Pulpo. The collection exists in various colors and finishes, the spheres are blown in glass in four sizes between 180mm and 390mm diameter.
“As Dedon has already shown, outdoors is the new indoors,” Herkner explains. “We’re getting accustomed to comfortable chairs and sofas in interesting material combinations, so of course we need sophisticated lighting to go with it.” Herkner describes Loon as a “reservoir of light,” noting that just as water can be[more...]
In Man of Parts Mainkai floor lamp, opaline shades recall buoys are floating over a Spanish marble base. The design exists in a small table version and a tall floor version.
producer: Man of Parts
Sebastian Herkner explores a new atmosphere with RL, a streamlined light driven by functionality. Composed of a long LED bulb and a classic U shape in textured aluminium, it is the perfect balance between industrial and elegance. RL1 adds a pendant lamp to the pulpo collection,[more...]
A set of tactile glass lamps called Raso are giving light and colours to different scenarios.
Boule is a new lighting collection for German producer Pulpo inspired by the popular outdoor game in France. Getting 10 years old this year, Pulpo is working with the studio Sebastian Herkner already for many years. Boule is the second lamp we designed for the brand,[more...]
Nebra is a disk like pendant lighting in two sizes made of casted glass. The initial idea is based on new LED technologies which propose new parameters to designers. Using full volumes in the past like spheres to have a space for classic bulbs and a good quality of light,[more...]
Collar Lamp is the German designer Sebastian Herkner’s first product for GUBI. Collar Lamp is a series of pendent lights that combines hand-blown glass and an aluminium “collar”, used as a reflector, which gives it an iconic strong character. The lamp looks great as an individual lamp but by mixing[more...]
Oda is big. Oda is a reservoir of light. Oda is a huge floor lamp for the living room - next to your sofa or armchair. My aim was to create a volume or even ballon full with light. The design is inspired by the amazing pictures of water[more...]
It´s a luminaire inspired by spotlights and reflectors. The changeable lampshades are made of copper, steel or textile and influence the atmosphere, temperature and colour of light of a lamp. You can change and fix the lampshades with a clip ring to the body of[more...]
Being manufactured through traditional metal compression process, the ceiling and floor lamps of the nan16 series have their secret and innovation in the lampshade. The idea behind the design is that the nearest source of electricity at any kind of table is the lamp at the ceiling over the table.[more...]