Akari 3A

  • Akari Light Sculptures/ Isamu Noguchi, 1951 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.

    The Akari 3A's design features three structural legs, with a rounded top detail. The paper shade's soft ambient glow bathes the area in warm light.

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    For the name of this lighting series he chose the word akari, the Japanese term for brightness and light. (Vitra Design Museum Collection)

    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 it's warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night. (Isamu Noguchi)

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