sebastian herkner

One Forty West apartment in Frankfurt (2020)

Studio Sebastian Herkner has furnished a complete apartment in Frankfurt's One Forty West for the first time, commisioned by CommerzReal and Engel and Völkers. He is thus continuing his cooperation with the developer Commerz Real, which he began a year ago. The internationally renowned designer has been acting as brand ambassador for the 140-metre high-rise residential and hotel complex in Frankfurt's Senckenberg quarter since February 2019. For the 80-square-metre two-room apartment on the 25th floor with a view of Frankfurt's skyline, he chose a combination of creations for well-known brands such as &Tradition, Freifrau, Moroso, Thonet and Pulpo, as well as his world-famous Bell Coffee Table, designed for Classicon in 2012. "I want to create an atmosphere of space, architecture and interior design," Herkner explains. "In every piece of furniture, every design element you can find my striving for the highest craftsmanship, quality and functionality." So he relies on authentic materials and the use of a lot of color and textures. For the development of his interior concept, he was also inspired by the location and room architecture as well as the light at height. "I was concerned with the overall mood, not with its individual parts," says Herkner. "In the end, I succeeded in making all the elements work together to create an effect and create a home". In addition to his creations, Herkner chose a matching kitchen from Bulthaup and bathroom fittings from Vola.

commissioned by Commerz Real

photography: Ramon Heindl