DIMENSIONS: Kettle 2.5 litter
MATERIALS: Stainless Steel
DESIGNER: Sori Yanagi made in Niigata, Japan
The matte kettle is maybe one of the most iconic design by sori yanagi. sori yanagi designed the first kettle edition in 1953, the kettle underwent a ‘facelift’ in 1994 and later won the good design award for its exceptional functionality and design. today the kettle can be found on exhibitions, in magazine reviews and tests and in design shops around the world. in 2013 the kettle was awarded a good design award again in japan.
Sori Yanagi: Japan’s foremost product designer. Born in Tokyo in 1915, Mr. Yanagi graduated the Tokyo School of Art (currently the Tokyo University of the Arts) with a degree in oil painting. After working at the Junzo Itakura office, he established the Yanagi Design Institute in 1952. He designed the torch holder and stadium seats for the Tokyo Olympics. Mr. Yanagi has won numerous awards including the Good Design Award for his functional but natural designs which are suited for daily use. He has designed various products from furniture and tableware to automobiles and bridges.