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Butterfly Stool

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In MoMA's Collection Online Only

Butterfly Stool

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$915 Non-Member
$823.50 Member
Members save up to 20% & free shipping $35+

Color:  Maple

Item# v18366-18366
Shipping surcharge of $50.00 
Shipping surcharge of $50.00 
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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.

  • Designer
    Sori Yanagi
  • Size
    15.35h x 16.9w x 12.2"d
  • Material
    Brass, Moulded Maple Plywood, Moulded Rosewood Plywood
  • Origin
    Italy
  • Special shipping charge of $50.00
  • Shipping Method: Front Door Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • This item is final sale and non-returnable.

$7.95 Flat standard shipping fee available. Learn More.

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.

  • Designer
    Sori Yanagi
  • Size
    15.35h x 16.9w x 12.2"d
  • Material
    Brass, Moulded Maple Plywood, Moulded Rosewood Plywood
  • Origin
    Italy
  • Special shipping charge of $50.00
  • Shipping Method: Front Door Delivery
  • This item cannot be shipped outside of the contiguous U.S.
  • This item is final sale and non-returnable.

$7.95 Flat standard shipping fee available. Learn More.

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