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yanagi butterfly stool

by Sori Yanagi from Vitra.

yanagi butterfly stool

Design Sori Yanagi, 1954
Lacquered bent plywood, brass fittings
Made in Switzerland by Vitra

"true beauty is not made; it is born naturally", Sori Yanagi.

Long admired for it's sculptural silhouette, Sori Yanagi's 1954 Butterfly Stool has been an elusive beauty to net. Vintage examples often command upwards of a few thousand dollars at auction. Originally produced and distributed only in Japan, Vitra has secured the authorization and license to produce and distribute this classic.

15.25" h | 16.5" w | 12.25" d

$1,160.00 + free shipping
average rating: 5

Sori Yanagi

Yanagi Sori combines Japanese and Western aesthetics with modern manufacturing techniques to create a harmonious image. Yanagi designed the Butterfly stool, whose delicate form recalls not only a butterfly but also a Japanese character.
Vitra is a Swiss company dedicated to improving the quality of space through the power of design. A central goal of Vitra is sustainable development. Trendy styling is avoided in favor of classic pieces that can be used for decades.


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