Vitra Akari 15A pendant

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Akari 15A


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


Each Akari Light Sculpture is meticulously crafted by hand in the Ozeki workshop, a traditional family-run company based in Gifu, Japan.


Material: Shoji paper, steel wire structure.

Dimension: W88 x H33 cm

Note: Lightsoure and shade comes flat packed separately. 60-75 W E27 bulb (not included).

Delivery: Estimated delivery time 6 - 8 weeks.