Sori YanagiElephant stool

White fiberglass
Manufactured by Kotobuki Seating Company, Tokyo, Japan
Engraved with the editor’s mark and designer’s one under the seat
Model designed in 1954
Height: 14 9/16 in. / Length: 14 9/16 in. / Width: 14 9/16 in.


ABOUT Sori Yanagi

Portrait of Sori Yanagi



Sori Yanagi (柳宗理) is one of the most important Japanese designers: he is a pioneer in industrial design field and the son of Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961), father of the Mingei movement. His several designs in every sectors, from electronics to furniture, have brought him an international fame.