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Butterfly Stool - Replica

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Description

  • Timeless piece from 1956
  • Quality pressed wood and metal
  • Award winning design, exhibited at the MOMA in New York City

Butterfly Stool - Replica

Timeless in simplicity, Sori Yanagi’s Butterfly Stool has been a staple icon of elegance since 1956. Combining forms inspired from traditional Japanese art, with western plywood molding techniques, Yanagi has elevated his design to an international level. The Butterfly stool has a graceful shape and visual lightness with perfect symmetry and proportion. Its clear minimialist lines are reminiscent of a butterfly flutter. This iconic piece is cherished by style and interior gurus alike.

JustDesign.shop offers this award winning piece in a range of wood choices including oak, walnut, cherry or maple. Its solid, quality construction, is an excellent example of JustDesign.shop´s high quality production standards.

Additional Information

SKU 5376
Height 37 cm
Width 45 cm
Depth 42.5 cm

About the Designer

Sori Y.

Sori Y.

Respected Japanese designer Sori Yanagi, best known for his 1956 butterfly stool, was born in Tokyo. He studied architecture at Tokyo’s Academy of Fine Art, later working for designer Charlotte Perriand. In 1952 he set up his own design studio from which he designed various products ranging from furniture and subway stations to the torch for the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics. He believed in creating beautiful but simple functional objects, stating in an interview, “I try to create things that we human beings feel are useful in our daily lives. During the process, beauty is born naturally.”

A supporter of Japanese traditional art, Yanagi served as the head of the Japan Folk Crafts Museum which was founded by his father. He was awarded the Purple Ribbon Medal for contribution to education and culture in Japan, and the Good Design Award for his classic water kettle.