Das Haus by Sebastian Herkner
Imm Cologne 2016 – 18 to 24 January 2016 – has nominated as guest of honor the new face of German design Sebastian Herkner who will showcase his transparent version of Das Haus – Interior on stage.
His ideal house will be erected and furnished in the Koelnmesse. It promises to be a sensual experience – a house that is soft and aromatic, colourful and communicative, and which is able to change its form like a chameleon. The design is soft, a flowing and fluid architecture that plays with light and perspectives, addressing all the senses in the experiencing process. The interior is dominated by textiles and patterns designed by the exclusive German textiles manufacturer Nya Nordiska, as well as lighting and natural light. The furniture selected by the designer, in some cases designed by himself, is combined with a mix-match of his favorite pieces created by other designers and will stand around freely in the room like on a stage. Bedrooms and bathroom break out of the round theme as the only intimately styled, semi-transparent spatial cube. Many prototypes, exclusive designs and new products presented by Herkner‘s industry partners for the first time, including an outdoor collection from Dedon, a room divider from Rosenthal, a chair from Linteloo and lighting from Pulpo, will comfortably and attractively reflect his idea of a free living style.
The result is an open house where wall elements will be replaced by movable curtains, allowing light and shadows to enter into the room and living spaces.