Each handmade Vitra miniature is a classic in the history of furniture design reduced in size at a scale of 1:6. True to the original pieces in structure and materials, the miniatures are precision-crafted, making them a thoughtful gift for a furniture lover or design professional. Each miniature comes handsomely packaged in a wood box with an informational booklet.
"True beauty is not made; it is born naturally." Sori Yanagi
With the revival of iconic plywood furniture by the Eameses and Nelson taking place in recent years, a simple, wood stool from the same period has also come to the attention of mid-century furniture connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. Made from two identical molded plywood forms held together with a simple brass stretcher, the Butterfly Stool embodies the perfect fusion of Eastern aesthetics and modern technology. The result is not unlike a Japanese haiku in plywood succinct, graceful and atmospheric. The designer of this stool, Sori Yanagi, has achieved significantly more than the bridging of East and West in his designs. Read more >