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
Please note; the Akari collection is currently on a 20 weeks delivery time.
41dia x 188cmh
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. or Far East is not possible.
For more information please contact Herman Miller.
Made-to-order: 6-8 weeks
Lighting orders over £750 free for Mainland UK.
Non-Mainland UK and International options available in basket