Vitra Akari 16A

Vitra Akari 16A

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In 1951 the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi began to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a group of works handcrafted out of washi paper that eventually comprised over 100 luminaires – table, floor and ceiling lamps. He chose the name 'akari' for these objects, a word that means 'light' in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness.

'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


PRODUCT INFORMATION

Materials:
Lampshades - shoji paper, some partially painted. Some models with end pieces in wood/bamboo.
Structure - bamboo and steel wire
Legs - painted steel wire
Dimensions: Ø32cm x H70cm
Bulb base: E27

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