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Japanese pioneer designer of arty stools and kitchenware Sori Yanagi dies at 96

 

Japanese pioneer designer of arty stools and kitchenware Sori Yanagi dies at 96

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Japanese pioneer designer of arty stools and kitchenware Sori Yanagi dies at 96
News from Washington Post:

TOKYO — Sori Yanagi, whose designs for stools and kitchen pots brought the simplicity and purity of Japanese decor into the everyday, has died. He was 96.

The pioneer of Japan’s industrial design died of pneumonia in a Tokyo hospital Sunday, Koichi Fujita of Yanagi Design Office said Monday.

(Kyodo News/Associated Press) – This photo taken in 2002 shows Sori Yanagi, a pioneer of Japan’s industrial design. Yanagi, whose stools and kitchen pots brought the simplicity and purity of Japanese design into the everyday, has died of pneumonia in a Tokyo hospital Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, his Yanagi Design Office said Monday. He was 96.

Yanagi’s curvaceous “butterfly stool,” evocative of a Japanese shrine gate, won an award at La Triennale di Milano in 1957 and helped elevate him to international stature.

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