Akari 20N

Akari 20N
Stylepark-ID: 04.2051.00160
Categories: Interior lightingFloor lights
Interior lightingStanding lamps
Product description

"The light of Akari is like the light of the sun filtered through the paper of shoji. The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin - the sun - so that its warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night." (Isamu Noguchi)

In 1951, American/Japanese artist and designer Isamu Noguchi started to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a total of over 100 hand-made Shoji-paper models for table lights, standard lamps or ceiling luminaires. For the name of this lighting series he chose the word "akari", the Japanese terms for brightness and light, and also lightness. Collection Vitra Design Museum.

Width 420 mm
Height 630 mm
Depth 420 mm
Stand/ mounting with legs
Material paper
Colors shades of beige
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Vitra, Switzerland

Isamu Noguchi

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