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Yanagi, Sori

Sori Yanagi,1915 tokyo – A distinguished Japanese designer, attended art school in Tokyo until 1940. From 1940 until 1942 ist Sori Yanagi worked in the practice of the designer Charlotte Perriand, who at that time was in Tokyo as an arts and crafts consultant to the Japanese Board of Trade. In 1952 Sori Yanagi found the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute. Sori Yanagi’s best known design is the 1954 “Butterfly” stool, made of two slightly curvilinear plywood elements. The “Butterfly” owes its name to its graceful form. Sori Yanagi’s design represents a perfect synthesis of Japanese sensitivity and Western design. Another 1954 Sori Yanagi design is the “Elephant Stool”, a simple but handsome stool made of fiberglass-reinforced polyester resin. Sori Yanagi was one of the most important and versatile postwar Japanese designers. In addition to furniture, Sori Yanagi also designed lighting, glass objects, cutlery, and children’s toys. Sori Yanagi designed underground rail stations in Japan as well as cars and motorbikes. In 1977 Sori Yanagi became director of the Japanese Folk Art Museum in Tokyo.

Second Hand: about 50% online;
Collectors Items: about 25% online;
More information by mail.

Frequently copies or copy parts are added to the original Modern Classics and are offered as all genuine. Make sure to avoid disappointment and buy with a bonafide dealer.

Over almost 30 years BeBoB is an organization, founded as a foundation out of caring about the 20th century design in combination with recycling. BeBoB follows minimum allowed list prices or less in new classics and collects over the years good  industrial design objects as well as collectors items, which got sold for fair prices. BeBoB works as green as possible,brings a minimum of 10% of the profit to charity and is not focused on maximum profit money-wise and for that a good partner to deal with.  

Second Hand: about 50% online;
Collectors Items: about 25% online;
More information by mail.

New : list-price, discount often starts from 10% and if you trade products you get an extreme good price.
Vintage / Bottom End ; mostly 35% to 65% of the list-price, often redone by our atelier. We offer excellent service on a beautiful location. And ... we'll  try to find solutions in case you end up with any trouble with your purchase.
Collector's Items ; early produced products, more expensive but also a better investment.
We can find almost all Design Classics on request.

Second Hand: about 50% online;
Collectors Items: about 25% online;
More information by mail.