Vitra got its start in the 1950s manufacturing work by the Eameses and George Nelson. These days, the Swiss furniture company is an authoritative resource for world-class design. Thanks to its formal appearance and fantastic functionality, this Elephant Stool by Sori Yanagi remains one of the most famous post-war Japanese designs. Use the elegant three-legged seat indoors, or take it out onto the balcony or garden.
Designed 1954. Although special additives to its material slow down the fading process of ultraviolet rays, leaving the stool exposed to sun for long periods of time can result in discoloration.