Sori Yanagi founded the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute in 1952, and in 1954 designed the Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool. Its name comes from its graceful form, which harmoniously links Japanese sensitivity with modern materials. This captivating design won the gold medal at the Milan Triennial in 1957.
The Yanagi Bentwood Butterfly Stool is made of bent layered plywood in your choice of finish. It features solid brass hardware, and offers a look that's sure to be admired. This high quality reproduction offers impeccable accuracy and attention to detail, and is sure to impress even the most selective fans of modern design.
The Vignelli Cube is made from a single piece of roto-molded polymer, available in your choice of color. Because of its sustainable materials, the Vignelli Cube can be used both indoors and outdoors. It is also suitable for commercial and industrial use. Mix and match the Vignelli Cube with the Vignelli Bench for a contemporary collection in your modern home.
Lella and Massimo Vignelli are iconic modern designers hailing from Italy, now living in America. In addition to furniture design, Lella and Massimo Vignelli have designed various projects for the Guggenheim, BMW and the Louvre. In 2003, the Vignelli s were awarded the National Design Lifetime Achievement Award. You may recognize the Vignelli s by the mantra they live by: "Design is one."
Doubling as a stool or side table, the Faceted Stool provides a unique seating arrangement. Arrange several Faceted Stools in a circle for a gathering, or scattered as side tables for cocktails and hors d oeuvres. Lightweight and extremely easy to maneuver, the Faceted Stools can essentially be organized in whichever way you like. Just as diamonds are a woman s best friend, the Faceted Stool is the best friend of your décor.
A generously cushioned top adds comfort and support, while soft, yet durable faux leather upholstery adds a sophisticated touch.
Use the Oliver as a stool or a comfy footrest, either in your home or in your commercial space. It comes in a range of upholstery color options choose one that perfectly suits your space.
The Conversation Blocks can be implemented into your modern home as a stool or side table. You can also cluster the blocks together to create a bench or cocktail table. How would you use the handmade Conversation Blocks in your modern décor? This question would provide the perfect way to strike up a conversation with friends, colleagues, a first date, or a group of acquaintances you don t know too well. Once the Conversation Blocks are in your home, you ll have even more to chat about!