Butterfly Stool

£525.00£715.00

Designed by Sori Yanagi
Manufactured by Vitra  

Original design year 1954.

The gently curving silhouette of the twin seat shells is reminiscent of a butterfly’s wings – eternally poised for flight.

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Product Description

The iconic Butterfly Stool by the Japanese designer Sori Yanagi is a classic piece of furniture that uniquely combines Eastern forms with the plywood moulding technique developed by Charles and Ray Eames. The gently curving silhouette of the twin seat shells is reminiscent of a butterfly’s wings – eternally poised for flight. The stool is made of maple or palisander wood.

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Delivery

Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks.
Orders over £1000 free for Mainland UK.
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Story

Sori Yanagi’s organic forms combine western industrial designs with Japan’s native artisanal traditions. This successful synthesis made Sori Yanagi one of the most significant Japanese designers of the post-war era. In addition to furniture, he also designed lighting, glass objects, cutlery, metro stations, cars and much more.