Sori Yanagi was a Japanese industrial designer famous for making products that are beautiful yet efficient. He is one of the leading representatives of the so called Japanese postwar industrial design. His designs include not only kitchenware and daily utensils but also furnitures, toys, Olympic cauldrons, wellheads for tunnels, pedestrians bridges and more. Sori Yanagi's focus was to always create long-life products that people finds timelessly useful in everyday life. His philosophy and passion towards the functional beauty in his line of work is recognized around the world.