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Sori Yanagi, pioneer of Japanese industrial design, dies at 96

TOKYO – Japanese industrial designer Sori Yanagi, whose kitchen and homeware stood at the vanguard of contemporary design for decades, has died of pneumonia, his office said Monday. He was 96. Yanagi won worldwide acclaim for his “Butterfly Stool” exhibited

Sori Yanagi, pioneer of Japanese industrial design, dies at 96

TOKYO – Japanese industrial designer Sori Yanagi, whose kitchen and homeware stood at the vanguard of contemporary design for decades, has died of pneumonia, his office said Monday. He was 96. Yanagi won worldwide acclaim for his “Butterfly Stool” exhibited