GRACE by Sebastian Herkner, Text: Nina Prehofer
Create that holiday feeling without even leaving your home.
Just one classic daiquiri with delicious rum and you’ll be feeling like Hemingway in Cuba. The serving trolley was created for Schönbuch by the Maison & Objet Designer of the Year, Sebastian Herkner. “Grace” is true to its name, in a minimalist design inspired by the architecture of the 1950s.
GRACE by Sebastian Herkner for Schönbuch
Sebastian Herkner (born 1981) studied Product Design at HfG Offenbach University of Art and Design. During his studies he began to focus on designing objects and furniture, honing his keen sense for materials, colors and textures. For a short while he then worked for Stella McCartney in London. In the year 2006 Sebastian Herkner founded his own studio. Since that time, he has designed furniture, lamps and smaller items for manufacturers such as Ames, and Tradition, Cappellini, ClassiCon, Dedon, Ex.t, Fontana Arte, Gubi, Linteloo, Moroso, Pulpo, Rosenthal, Schramm Werkstätten, Thonet, Wittmann and Zanotta. Herkner also realizes interior architecture projects and museum and exhibition design. His works have won numerous accolades – among others the IF Award, the Iconic Award and the Elle Deco International Design Award (EDIDA). As Guest of Honor to imm cologne 2016, Sebastian Herkner provided the design for “Das Haus”. Maison&Objet has elected him 2019 “Designer of the Year”.
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www.sebastianherkner.com / www.schoenbuch.com