sebastian herkner: bask sebastian herkner: bask
may 03, 2011

sebastian herkner: bask

‘bask’ collection by sebastian herkner

german designer sebastian herkner‘s ‘bask collection’ stems from a trip he made to a company producing paper yarn – by using water power – in spain. collaborating with a basket maker of bavaria and the paper manufacturer, herkner developed a special technique in which he could use the yarns for three-dimensional objects. a steel metal grid supporting the yarn which is woven in and out of the frame, shaping the baskets and bowls. designed to store things, the ‘bask’ objects can also be used upside down as small tables. 

baskets in use

  the designs  can be store things or turned upside down and function as a table

the baskets come in various sizes

all sizes of the ‘bask’ collection

‘bask’

detailed view of ‘bask’

up close of the paper yarn woven in and out of the metal frame

the objects are hand-made by a basket maker in bavaria

coils of paper yarn

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