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Butterfly Stool

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Butterfly Stool
Description
A pioneer of Japanese industrial design, Sori Yanagi prefers gentle and rounded forms because they "radiate human warmth." Featured in the Museum's collection, the Butterfly Stool makes use of a simple metal connector that harnesses the divergent forces of the two rounded panels by employing the tectonic principles of compression and tension. The use of a traditional veneer-cutting technique ensures that each half of the stool's surface mirrors the grain of the other half. The result: an elegantly simple, soaring design of molded plywood and steel. Simple assembly required.
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  • Designer
    Sori Yanagi
  • Size
    14h x 17w x 12"d.
  • Materials
    Plywood,Wood