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Akari 9AD Surface lamp
Akari Light Sculptures are sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s modernist interpretation of Japanese paper lanterns. The first luminaires were designed in Gofu Ka[am by1951 and got inspired by the traditional lanterns used by local fishermen at the Nagara River. The iconic collection consists of over hundred lightweight table up to current, our collecting team short listed a small one with morning blue details to corp with the neutral colour the silent blue to open your imagination of reading aside calm lake on your comfy lounge

The Akari lights are handcrafted of bamboo ribbing and translucent washi paper that is made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. Isamu Noguchi has compared the light of Akari to sunlight filtered through traditional shōji paper doors – the light sculptures create a warm glow and pleasant ambience. According to Noguchi, "All that you require to start a home are a room, a tatami, and Akari.”
Isamu Noguchi
design origin
62. 44
washi papaer bamboo, coated steel wire , wood
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