Vitra Akari 1AY

279 USD

The Akari Light Sculptures (1951) by Isamu Noguchi are a series of luminaires, handcrafted from traditional washi paper by Japanese artisans. ‘The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin – the sun.’ (Noguchi).

Each luminaire is meticulously crafted by hand in the Ozeki workshop, a traditional family-run company based in Gifu. The Akari Light Sculptures are marked with a stylised sun-and-moon logo, which also resembles the corresponding Japanese characters. This symbol guarantees the authenticity of each product.

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Gender
Unisex
Size & Fit
H 43 cm x D 26 cm
Material
Washi paper lampshades
Bamboo/steel wire structure
Painted steel wire legs
Colour
Orange/WHITE
Washing instructions
-
Production country
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Article number
20157003