Sebastian Herkner gives a thoughtful nod to the growing need for flexible furniture in both homes and hospitality settings with his rolling wardrobe Host for Stellar Works. With an industrially inspired steel framework and a veneer laminate platform base, Host facilitates a suitcase, a rod for hanging clothes, shelves for folded garments and accessories, and a small tray for a watch or jewelry. And an integrated tall panel mirror provides plenty of assurance for those last looks..
71" h x 59" w x 26" d (180.3x150x66cm)
Veneer, solid wood, matte black powder coat steel frame, mirror
Craftsmanship is at the heart of Stellar Works since a couple of design enthusiasts from France and Japan launched the line in 2013. Operations benefit from Japanese management, while the craftsmanship draws on premium European furniture practices and technical proficiency that comes with the brand’s own state-of-the-art factory in Shanghai, China.
Because Stellar Works controls end to end, it takes great pride in abiding to Japan’s Four-Star standards—the most stringent in the industry worldwide—offering transparency regarding the sourcing of every material, be it leather, metal or fabric, along with ensuring that all woods come from FSC-certified forests.
The line’s urbane sense of materials, colorways and forms is a reflection of a global roster that includes New York designer-architect David Rockwell, Toronto’s Yabu Pushelberg, Copenhagen’s Space Copenhagen and Monaco-based Humbert & Poyet—along with an exacting Asian lens by appointing Chinese duo Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu—widely known as Neri&Hu—as creative directors for the brand.