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Vitra (Akari)

Akari 1AD Isamu Noguchi

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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.
  • 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
    Delivery times and rates

    DK (Self-Collect): DKK 30 Within 1-2 working days
    DK (Home-Delivery): DKK 50 Within 1-2 working days
    DK (Bike Messenger): DKK 150 Same day (Orders before 12AM)
    Europe: EUR 10 Within 4 working days
    Greenland and The Faroe Islands DKK 120
    USA & Canada:
    USD 25
    Within 5 working days
    Rest of the world (Asia, Australia, etc.):
    USD 30/ EUR 20

    Within 5 working days

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  • 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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