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Vitra (Akari)

Akari 1AD Isamu Noguchi

USD$ 324
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Akari 1AD from Isamu Noguchi. The Akari light sculptures were designed by Noguchi in 1951. The lamp is created from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribbing, supported by a metal frame. Handmade by the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan, the paper lanterns are a harmonious blend of Japanese handcraft and modernist form.

*Please note: Unfortunately due to Akari's restrictions, we do not ship Akari products outside of the Denmark. All non-Danish orders will automatically be rejected.
  • Details & features
    Lampshade: washi paper and bamboo ribbing
    Structure: metal frame
    Legs: painted steel wire
    Dimensions: H: 43 cm, W: 26 cm, D: 26 cm
    Handmade in Japan
    *Lightbulb not included
  • Shipping terms

    We offer Free Shipping on all orders above DKK 1.300 / €250 / £210 / USD$ 280. Free shipping is automatically applied at checkout when meeting the order min.

    Denmark (free shipping over DKK 1.300):
    – Postnord Self-Collect DKK 30
    – Postnord Home-Delivery DKK 50
    – By Expressen Same-Day Delivery (Copenhagen Only) DKK 60


    – Greenland and The Faroe Islands DKK 120 (Postnord)

    Europe (free shipping over €250):
    – DHL — Express (VAT Countries Only) €12
    – GLS — ShopDelivery (Germany Only) €9

    United Kingdom (free shipping over £210):
    – DHL — Express £10

    USA & Canada (free shipping over USD$ 280):
    – DHL — Express USD$ 20

    China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea (free shipping over USD$ 140):
    – DHL — Express USD$ 20

    Rest of the World (free shipping over USD$ 280):
    – DHL — Express USD$ 20

    *We do not offer shipping to Russia.

    DELIVERY TIMES

    – Denmark: within 2 working days
    – Denmark (By Expressen): Same-Day Delivery if the order is placed before 11:00 AM *(business days only). Valid in the following zip codes: 1000 - 1473, 1500-1799, 2000-2500, 2900.

    – Greenland and The Faroe Islands (Postnord): 4-9 working days for The Faroe Islands and 17-27 working days for Greenland

    – Europe (DHL — Express): 1-2 working days
    – Germany (GLS — Shop Delivery): 2-3 working days

    – United Kingdom (DHL — Express): 1-2 working days

    – USA & Canada (DHL — Express): 1-2 working days

    – Hong Kong, Japan, China and South Korea (DHL — Express): 1-2 working days

    – Rest of the World (DHL — Express): 1-2 working days

  • About the brand
    In 1951 the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) began to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a group of works handcrafted out of shoji 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. Each luminaire is meticulously crafted by hand in the Ozeki workshop, a traditional family-run company based in Gifu, Japan
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