Sebastian Herkner was born in 1981. He studied product design at the HfG in Offenbach am Main and already focused on the design of objects and furniture during his studies. In 2006 he founded his own studio for objects, interior design and exhibition design and since then has been working for renowned companies such as Cappellini, ClassiCon, Dedon, Moroso, Rosenthal or Thonet. Today, Herkner designs furniture, lighting, porcelain and glass for int. Companies and stages exhibitions on design. He has received numerous awards and was named Designer of the Year in Paris in 2019.