KERN is founded in January 2022 by Max Nissen and Prak Piakot, both product designers and creative directors based in Berlin. Max and Prak have been working together in the field of product and communication design for local and international clients. Bonded by their passion and interests, both are ready to explore through their brand, KERN.
Max Nissen is a trained media and product designer (BA) and has already worked for various brands in the field of product design. He was a tutor for rapid manufacturing technology at the University of Applied Siences Potsdam and conducted research in the field of sustainable materials.
Prak Piakot completed his study in product design (MA) at the Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin and has been working for the Berlin furniture manufacturer stocubo in the design and marketing department. He exhibited several times at the Milan Furniture Fair and worked for Martha Schwindling and Carola Zwick, among others. He received the Green Card 2020 for the young talent section of the Cologne Furniture Fair.