Akari sphere pendant

Isamu Noguchi | Vitra

The Akari Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi are a series of luminaires, handcrafted from traditional washi paper by Japanese artisans. See the rest of the Akari collection here.

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    Product Information

    Description
    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.

    Materials
    The shade is made of washi-paper, while the structure is made of steel wire.

    Dimensions
    45A: Dia. 45   H 45 cm
    55A: Dia. 55   H 55 cm
    75A: Dia. 75   H 75 cm
    120: Dia. 120  H 120 cm

    Technical Information
    Light source: 4W LED
    Socket E27
    2700K (warm white)
    Max watt: 12 W
    Cable length: 220 cm

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