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Vitra Akari Light Sculptures 14A

Vitra Akari Light Sculptures 14A

£752.00 inc. VAT
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In 1951 the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi began to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a group of works handcrafted out of shoji paper that eventually comprised over 100 luminaires -€“ table, floor and ceiling lamps. He chose the name 'akari' for these objects, a word that means 'light' in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness.

The Vitra Akari 14A is a floor standing lamp

'The light of Akari is like the light of the sun filtered through the paper of shoji. The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin - the sun -€“ so that its warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night.' (Isamu Noguchi)

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    • Ultimate in Style
    • Timeless Design
    • Manufactured of fine shoji paper
  • In 1951 the Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi began to design the Akari Light Sculptures, a group of works handcrafted out of shoji paper that eventually comprised over 100 luminaires -€“ table, floor and ceiling lamps. He chose the name 'akari' for these objects, a word that means 'light' in Japanese, connoting both illumination and physical lightness.

    The Vitra Akari 14A is a floor standing lamp

    'The light of Akari is like the light of the sun filtered through the paper of shoji. The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin - the sun -€“ so that its warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night.' (Isamu Noguchi)

  • Width: 510 mm
    Depth: 510 mm
    Height: 1580 mm
  • Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) was one of the twentieth century’s most important and critically acclaimed sculptors. Through a lifetime of artistic experimentation, he created sculptures, gardens, furniture and lighting designs, ceramics, architecture, and set designs. His work, at once subtle and bold, traditional and modern, set a new standard for the reintegration of the arts.

  • 5 years warranty

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