In 1951, 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, meaning 'light' in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness. These medium-sized lights of the collection are ideal to be used on the floor, on a sideboard, or on a table.
The shade is made of (painted) washi-paper, while the structure is made of steel wire/bamboo.
3X/XP1: Dia. 23 H 38 cm
20N: Dia. 42 H 63 cm
UF1-H: Dia 20 H 51 cm
Light source: 4W LED
2700K (warm white)
Max watt: 12 W
Cable length: 130 cm
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