Born in 1976 in Düsseldorf, grown up in Wolfenbüttel, since more or less 20 years in Berlin now. Came from Skateboarding to architecture, from architecture to illustration. Architecture is one of the major influences in his art and illustrations. Passioned Vinyl collector and and DJ playing old record from around the world.
Joa is the founder and owner of Studio Joa Herrenknecht - a design studio and consultancy based in Berlin. The studio works on accessory, lamp and furniture design objects. Clients include DWR, Bolia DK, Warm Nordic, MUNK Collective and others. Besides working on product design projects the studio also works on packaging and spacial design projects. The award winning Studio was founded by Joa Herrenknecht 2012 and has been named one of 50 best studios in Germany by AD Magazine and L'Officiel Paris. It is also published in the book 'Best of German Interior Design' by Distanz Verlag, 2017. Slowly establishing itself in the creative German design scene.
Sarah Illenberger is a Berlin-based artist, illustrator and designer. Her visual language is defined by giving common things a new meaning. She creates installations using various materials and techniques, which are then photographed or presented in public places. Her work appears in books, magazines, digital media and window displays. She also produces limited editions and design objects.