Sori Yanagi

March 24, 2017

New in the Shop: The Sori Yanagi Flatware Collection

by Umami Mart Staff

We just added four items to our Sori Yanagi Collection that we think you’ll give a fork about. The Sori Yanagi Flatware Collection consists of a Dinner Fork + Dinner Spoon and Serving Fork + Serving Spoon, all designed by Japan’s renowned modern industrial designer, Sori Yanagi, whose everyday products are found in homes in […]

December 13, 2016

The Details in the Design: The Sori Yanagi Collection

by Umami Mart Staff

Sori Yanagi became a household name in post-WWII Japan, for his everyday objects like furniture, toys, cars, and kitchen utensils. His products married traditional Japanese craft with Western industrial design, creating objects that were succinct and practical in design. Sori Yanagi was prolific for most of his life, working well into advanced age. He died at age 96 in 2011, […]

November 17, 2016

You’ll Be Thankful to Have These Kitchen Tools on Thanksgiving

by Umami Mart Staff

Can you believe that next Thursday is Thanksgiving?! If you’re feeling like us, Thanksgiving snuck up on us yet again. But this year, we have some kitchen accessories and tools that will make T-Day prep easy as (pumpkin) pie. Breaking the cork in a bottle of wine is such a bummer! But you’ll never have to worry about pieces […]