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Vitra - Akari 3X Table Lamp


Item number 114764
Vitra - Akari 3X table lamp
€217.00
incl. VAT, plus shippingIn stock, only 2 in stock
Delivery time DE 1-2 working days
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Description

The table lamp Akari 3X is one of the Akari light sculptures from Isamu Noguchi. The filigree lamp with the distinctive loaf pan produces a soft light that runs through a screen of fine Shoji paper. The name Akari is, fitting to the design of the Akari table lamp, 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
Colour Sand
Dimensions Height: 23 cm, Depth: 23 cm, Length: 38 cm
Power plug type Plug Type C (CEE 7/16, Euro plug) - Used in: Europe, with the exception of the UK, Ireland, Cyprus and Malta. Please check, if you need an adapter for your country!
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 60 Watt
Item no. 114764
EAN 4055737005756
Design Isamu Noguchi
Please note information on disposal
Category Table Lamps

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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