LUXURIOUS

INTERIOR DESIGN OBJECTS

CREATED

FOR

NONCONFORMISTS

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  • 01
    Historic baking tray for hard breads reclaimed for unique chest of drawers

    SHIP’S BISCUITS 1870

    Historic baking tray for hard breads, heated a thousand times. Cleaned, deburred and clearly lacquered.

  • 02
    Manufactured concrete used as stand for unique chest of drawers

    TRANSATLANTIC 1870

    High-density manufactured concrete, diamond polished, silicified, waterproofed and wax polished.

  • 03
    Gently coiled hemp rope. Used as natural cable coating for unique ceiling lamp.

    WATER CASTLE 1912

    Gently coiled hemp rope. Natural cable coating.

  • 04
    Historic tongue and groove wood board reclaimed and reused for unique furniture

    REGISTRY OFFICE 1899

    High born, historic tongue and groove wood board. Original finish, brushed and oiled.

  • 05
    Reclaimed oak floorboards reused for unique furniture

    RELIC 1899

    Reclaimed oak floorboards with original patina shaped by countless generations. Brushed and oiled.

  • 06
    Original oak tongue and groove floorboard reclaimed and reused for unique furniture

    UPPER FOREST 1899

    Original oak tongue and groove floorboard. Part of a spiral staircase. Brushed and oiled.

  • 07
    Old sunlight baked oak board reclaimed and reused for unique furniture

    ATTIC 1899

    Sunlight-baked oak board from a coach house. Brushed and oiled.

  • 08
    Solid oak board from a former monastery reclaimed and reused for unique coat rack

    DORMITORY No #1

    Solid oak board from a former monastery. Part of an old bedstead. Originally oiled.

  • 09
    Reclaimed solid oak board reused for unique furniture

    DORMITORY No #2

    Solid oak board from the headboard of an antique, chest-like monk’s bed. Original finish, oiled.

  • 10
    Oxidized round tube connectors used for unique standing coat rack

    TREX 2020

    Hand-deburred, enchantingly oxidized round tube connectors made of galvanized, malleable cast iron.

  • 11
    Raw black steel bars used for unique furniture

    RAW STEEL 1,200°

    Untreated black steel, rolled at 1,200°C. Perfectly welded, polished and deburred.

  • 12
    Wooden baking boards reused for unique designer shelf

    LAST MEAL 1856

    Historic wooden baking boards from a confectionary specializing in “sweet coup de grâce“. Brushed and oiled.

  • 13
    Reclaimed and reused oak planks for unique chest of drawers

    HIGH MOOR 1901

    Blackened by brackish waters and tumultuous seas, four meter long oak planks from ancient high moorland.

  • 14
    Reclaimed steel pyramids reused for unique chest of drawer's exterior

    PYRAMIDS 1901

    Steel pyramids, once crude post caps, rhythmize and illuminate the drawer’s exterior.

  • 15
    Natural fiber rope used as power cable coating for hanging ceiling lamp

    TIMBER HARVEST 1922

    Pure natural fiber rope once used for timber harvesting with packhorses. Now a noble coating for a modern power cable.

  • 16
    Antique driftwood reused for unique furniture

    OPUS I.

    Antique driftwood. Washed ashore from the Alpine Rhine into Lake Constance. Salvaged and reincarnated by Heilig.

Cabinet of curiosity,
magical synergy

My materials are deeply rooted in history and at the same time completely in the present.
Daniel Heilig, Designer

History inspires Heilig. Handcrafted materials, subtle details, antique patinas, exquisite textures. Traces of time, preserved like relics in a materiality marked by history and use. Intruding on the historical substance is limited to the unavoidable. Nothing is concealed. Daniel Heilig revitalizes, honors, celebrates. Consciously preserving touching originality and imperfect splendor. Inspiring the desire to own something truly unique.

Unconventional, bold and soulful, Heilig blends contrasting textures and structures. Creates the fine line between warm and austere. Organic and perfect. Elegant and rough. Spontaneous and restrained. Simplicity and complexity merge into real beauty. Sustainability is not a design concept. But the honest consequence of naturally limited, metamorphic materials and creative processes.

01

SHIP’S BISCUITS 1870

Historic baking tray for hard breads, heated a thousand times. Cleaned, deburred and clearly lacquered.

02

TRANSATLANTIC 1870

High-density manufactured concrete, diamond polished, silicified, waterproofed and wax polished.

03

WATER CASTLE 1912

Gently coiled hemp rope. Natural cable coating.

04

REGISTRY OFFICE 1899

High born, historic tongue and groove wood board. Original finish, brushed and oiled.

05

RELIC 1899

Reclaimed oak floorboards with original patina shaped by countless generations. Brushed and oiled.

06

UPPER FOREST 1899

Original oak tongue and groove floorboard. Part of a spiral staircase. Brushed and oiled.

07

ATTIC 1899

Sunlight-baked oak board from a coach house. Brushed and oiled.

08

DORMITORY No #1

Solid oak board from a former monastery. Part of an old bedstead. Originally oiled.

09

DORMITORY No #2

Solid oak board from the headboard of an antique, chest-like monk’s bed. Original finish, oiled.

10

TREX 2020

Hand-deburred, enchantingly oxidized round tube connectors made of galvanized, malleable cast iron.

11

RAW STEEL 1,200°

Untreated black steel, rolled at 1,200°C. Perfectly welded, polished and deburred.

12

LAST MEAL 1856

Historic wooden baking boards from a confectionary specializing in “sweet coup de grâce“. Brushed and oiled.

13

HIGH MOOR 1901

Blackened by brackish waters and tumultuous seas, four meter long oak planks from ancient high moorland.

14

PYRAMIDS 1901

Steel pyramids, once crude post caps, rhythmize and illuminate the drawer’s exterior.

15

TIMBER HARVEST 1922

Pure natural fiber rope once used for timber harvesting with packhorses. Now a noble coating for a modern power cable.

16

OPUS I.

Antique driftwood. Washed ashore from the Alpine Rhine into Lake Constance. Salvaged and reincarnated by Heilig.