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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS AKARI IS A PRE-ORDER FOR STOCK ARRIVING MID MAY 24 :-)
A stunningly beautiful pendant lamp designed by Isamu Noguchi in 1951.
Height 280 mm and width 650 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.