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Akari 10A, 1951

Designed by Isamu Noguchi
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-20153001


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10A Akari Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra.

In 1951, American/Japanese artist and designer Isamu Noguchi started to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a total of over 100 hand-made Shoji-paper models for table lights, standard lamps or ceiling luminaires. For the name of this lighting series he chose the word "akari", the Japanese terms for brightness and light, and also lightness. Collection Vitra Design Museum.

Lampshade in shoji paper, partly painted. Individual ends of wood/bamboo. Structure in bamboo/steel wire. Feet in painted steel wire.

53w x 53d x 123cmh

Herman Miller has the sole license for the Isamu Noguchi collection in the U.S. and Far East. Therefore export of these products from the UK to the U.S. is not possible.

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