Akari tripod floor light

Isamu Noguchi | Vitra

The Akari Light Sculptures by Isamu Noguchi are a series of luminaires, handcrafted from traditional washi paper by Japanese artisans. These lantern lights are made from washi-paper and have structures made from bamboo and steel wire.

These tripod style floor lights are available in three different sizes.

See the rest of the Akari lighting collection here.

  • UF3-Q: Dia. 56   H 145 cm
  • 10A: Dia. 53   H 123 cm
  • 14A: Dia. 51   H 158 cm

+ More product information + Enquire about this product

Product Information

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 transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin – the sun – so that its warmth may...


  • UF3-Q: Dia. 56   H 145 cm
  • 10A: Dia. 53   H 123 cm
  • 14A: Dia. 51   H 158 cm

Delivery & Returns

UK Delivery
Orders over £1,500 are delivered free of charge (excluding ex-display and clearance). Delivery charges for orders under £1,500 are calculated at checkout.

EU Delivery
Delivery charges are calculated at checkout.

ROW Delivery
Contact our store for all orders outside of the UK & EU.

Click & Collect
Choose the click and collect option in the check-out process to collect from our Curtain Road store free of charge.

Full Delivery & Returns Policy

Click to Chat