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Sori Yanagi Arm Chair

Sori Yanagi Arm Chair

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From cutlery to motorcycles, the designs of Sori Yanagi (1915 - 2011) are simple and beautiful. And his Yanagi armchair in our collection is still iconic.

The Designer | Sori Yanagi

 

The innovative designer Sori Yanagi merged simplicity and practicality with elements of traditional Japanese crafts in all of his product designs. He also received the the Honorary Royal Designer for Industry from the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) located in the United Kingdom.

W540 D500 H680 mm
SH 395 mm
AH 635 mm
W21" x D20" x H27" 
SH16"
AH25"
Oak
The Maker | Hida 
This beautiful and simple, yet practical, chair is made by Hida Sangyo, a well respected furniture maker in Takayama, Japan, which has been building fine furniture for almost a century. It began when two travelers came to the town of Hida Takayama, a mountainous area near the Northern Japanese Alps, and passed down the technique of Western bentwood furniture. From here, a furniture company was born.  To this day, Hida continues merge western aesthetics with traditional Japanese crafts techniques and local materials. 

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