Yosegi Multifunctional Stool
The Yosegi Stool is part of TAMEN’s »NYC Design. Crafted in Japan.« home collection. Inspired by Japanese kumi-ki puzzles, this stool incorporates traditional Yosegi inlaid wood patterns, as well as tsugite geometric wooden joint techniques. The Yosegi Stool is a fun furniture puzzle; two fully functional, symmetrical stools merge into a single seat, or fit together to save space for easy storage. Each stool, crafted from beautiful Japanese Hinoki cypress and Jindai cedar, comprises 12 unique, diamond-shaped columns.
Statement of the jury
The geometric forms of the traditional puzzle give this stool its unique character. This combines with craftsmanship of an impressive quality, which brings out the full splendour of the fine wood.