Oda is a reservoir of light. Sebastian Herkner’s aim was to create a repository or a balloon full of light. The design is inspired by the amazing pictures of water towers shot by German photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher. A handblown, tinted glass barrel balances on a simple and elegant metal structure.
Hermann August Weizenegger (born in 1963) studied industrial design at Berlin University of the Arts. Following his degree, he enjoyed 16 years of international success with his own design agency,Vogt+Weizenegger. Since 2004 he has been Professor of Industrial Design at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences. Among other things, Weizenegger founded and initiated the festival DESIGNMAI Berlin, and has exhibited many times. In 2009 he founded his studio “HAW“ and works now in a broad product spectrum.
The interior design furniture is made with traditional craftsmanship
Sebastian Herkner (born in 1981) studied product design at the 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. Since founding his own design studio in Offenbach am Main in 2006, he has designed products for various manufacturers, as well as working on interior design projects.