Sebastian Herkner was born in 1981 and studied Product Design at the Design Academy in Offenbach. During his studies, he did an internship with the fashion designer Stella McCartney in London and developed a particular liking there for colour, material and their connection.
Since graduating from Offenbach in 2007, he has worked as an assistant at the Product Design faculty and is in charge of projects in the realm of integrated design. In 2006, Sebastian Herkner established his own studio and has since taken on freelance projects for various companies such as Pulpo and Institutes.
In 2011, he was awarded the Best Newcomer award by the German Design Council.