Vitra – Akari light sculpture – Isamu Noguchi – Floor light – UF3-Q


Dimensions: 1450x560x560cm
Lampshades: washi paper, black painted
Structure: bamboo/steel wire.
Legs: painted steel wire.

The Akari Light Sculptures (1951) by Isamu Noguchi are a series of luminaires, handcrafted from traditional washi paper by Japanese artisans. ‘The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin – the sun.’ (Noguchi)

Each Akari Light Sculpture is meticulously crafted by hand in the Ozeki workshop, a traditional family-run company based in Gifu, Japan. The Akari Light Sculptures are marked with a stylised sun-and-moon logo, which also resembles the corresponding Japanese characters. This symbol guarantees the authenticity of each product.

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