Sori Yanagi Tongs
Sori Yanagi’s Stainless Steel Tongs earned Japan’s coveted Good Design Award in 2001, with an elegant, timeless, functional design that provides a comfortable grip and is a breeze to clean. Made from sleek, durable 18-8 Stainless Steel, Yanagi’s tongs have become a legendary kitchen staple among home chefs around the world. Easy to hold food and easy to clean after cooking. A must-have cooking tool at home.
Sori Yanagi is one of the most respected product designers in Japan. His works are simple, beautiful, and extremely practical. He designed the 1964 Olympic cauldrons and his works are often on display at exhibitions. In recent years he has been increasingly reviewed in magazines around the world. His signature kettle won the Good Design Award again in 2013. His father, Soetsu Yanagi started “úMingei (Japanese folk art)in promotion, which valued the hand-crafted art of ordinary people and discovered beauty in everyday ordinary objects, ultimately establishing Nihon Mingeikan, the Folk Crafts Museum of Japan. Nihon Yoshokki Co Ltd was founded in 1955 in Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, which is the center of cutlery and steel manufacturing. It manufactures most of the Sori Yanagi-designed kitchenware and tableware.
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