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PLEASE NOTE this product is custom made to order, and cannot be exchanged, returned or cancelled. Current production times are longer due to high demand. Please contact us for the actual lead time of an Akari lamp as they vary per model :-)
A stunningly beautiful pendant lamp designed by Isamu Noguchi in 1951.
Height 330 mm and width 880 mm.
Lampshades: washi paper, some partially painted.
Structure: bamboo/steel wire.
The Akari Light Sculptures 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. This film provides a brief insight into the complex fabrication of the luminaires designed by Isamu Noguchi.