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.

Finishing
Palisander
Height
39cm
Structure
Moulded plywood
Width
42cm

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.

Material: Moulded plywood with a lacquer finish, brass fittings.


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