Boule

Inspired by the popular outdoor game in France, Sebastian Herkner has designed the eponymous BOULE table lamp, a highly original and discreet piece. Hand-blown glass domes—transparent or smoky grey—sit atop a varnished porcelain base in black or white, produced by renowned traditional Bavarian manufacturer Rosenthal. The BOULE table lamp’s unique and sophisticated presence illuminates and elevates any interior space.

Sebastian Herkner

$975 USD

Black or White Transparent or Smoky Grey with Opal White or Smoky Grey Glass Bowl
13.2" H x 11.4" Diam
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Sebastian Herkner

Sebastian Herkner

Sebastian Herkner was born in 1981 in Bad Mergentheim. He studied product design at the HfG Offenbach am Main (Offenbach University of Art and Design), already focusing during his studies on designing objects and furniture merging various cultural contexts, combining new technologies with traditional craftsmanship in order to highlight the multifaceted beauty of the materials and draw renewed attention to small details. Whilst still a student, Herkner did an internship with Stella McCartney in London, which helped to hone his feeling for materials, co­lours, structures and textures. Since founding his own design studio in Offenbach am Main in 2006, he has designed products for manufacturers such as De Vorm, Moroso and nanoo, as well as working on interior design projects and for exhibitions and museums.

Since 2007 he has taught several courses at HfG Offenbach am Main as visiting lecturer. His designs have received multiple prizes, for example the 2011 German Design Award in the Newcomer category. The “Bell Table”, winner of a Red Dot Design Award, is Herkner’s first design to be produced by ClassiCon.

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