Sebastian Herkner was born in 1981 in Bad Mergentheim. He studied product design at HfG Offenbach am Main, and focused on designing objects and furniture merging various cultural contexts during his studies. In 2006 he founded his own studio for product, interior and exhibition design in Offenbach am Main. Although still at the beginning of his career, Sebastian’s success is already reflected in numerous awards and prizes, among them the 2011 German Design Award in the Newcomer category. Today, Sebastian works for international companies designing furniture and lamps, porcelain and glass, and also curates and stages exhibitions dealing with design.