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Akari UF1-XN

Akari UF1-XN
Stylepark-ID:04.2051.00205
Categories: Interior lightingStanding lamps
Interior lightingTable 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.

Specifications
Width200 mm
Height510 mm
Depth200 mm
Stand/ mountingwith legs
Diffuser/reflector shapesquare
Materialpaper
Colorsshades of beige
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Manufacturer:
Vitra, Switzerland

Design:
Isamu Noguchi
1951

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