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Vitra - Akari 50EN Pendant Lamp

Item number 114767
Vitra - Akari 50EN pendant lamp
302.00 €
incl. VAT, plus shippingIn stock, only 2 in stock
Shipping duration DE 1-2 working days
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You can find more items in the collections Vitra Akari Light Sculptures, Vitra - Home Complements

The pendant lamp Akari 50EN is one of the Akari light sculptures from Isamu Noguchi. The round lamp with the soft light consists of the fine Shoji paper. The name Akari is, fitting to its design, the Japanese expression for brightness and light, which also includes airiness.

From 1951 the Japanese artist and designer Isamu Noguchi designed the Akari light sculptures, more than 100 handmade shoji paper models at a total, as table, stand or ceiling lamps.

“The light from an Akari lamp is like sunlight that is filtered through the shoji paper. The magic of the paper converts the cold electricity back to eternal sunlight. For the warmth also persists through the night filling our rooms” (Isamu Noguchi).

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Material Shoji-paper
Farbe Beige
Abmessungen Height: 50 cm, Depth: 50 cm, Length: 25 cm
voltage 230V/50Hz
This luminaire is compatible with bulbs of the energy classes A++ to E (Energy efficiency classes: from A++ (very efficient) to E (less efficient))
Illuminant included No
Base E27
maximum power 75 Watt
Artikelnr. 114767
EAN 4055737005893
Entwurf Isamu Noguchi
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YouTube-Video to the production of an Akari Lamp by Vitra

The video shows the manufacturing of an Akari lamp shade in real-time. The individual Shoji-paper layers are being put on a wooden construction model with concentrated handicraft and accuracy.

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