• Akari 10A, 1951, Isamu noguchi, Vitra
  • Akari 10A, 1951, Isamu noguchi, Vitra
  • Akari 10A, 1951, Isamu noguchi, Vitra

Akari 10A, 1951

10A Akari Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra.

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. For the name of this lighting series he chose the word "akari", the Japanese terms for brightness and light, and also lightness. Collection Vitra Design Museum.

Herman Miller has the sole license for the Isamu Noguchi collection in the U.S. and Far East. Therefore export of these products from the UK to the U.S. is not possible.

For more information please contact Herman Miller.

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10A Akari Light Sculpture by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra.

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. For the name of this lighting series he chose the word "akari", the Japanese terms for brightness and light, and also lightness. Collection Vitra Design Museum.

Herman Miller has the sole license for the Isamu Noguchi collection in the U.S. and Far East. Therefore export of these products from the UK to the U.S. is not possible.

For more information please contact Herman Miller.

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53w x 53d x 123cmh

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Lampshade in shoji paper, partly painted.
Individual ends of wood/bamboo.

Structure in bamboo/steel wire. Feet in painted steel wire

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Vitra is a Swiss based manufacturer of designer home and office furniture, lighting and accessories.

Vitra is a Swiss based manufacturer of designer home and office furniture, lighting and accessories.

Originally founded in Weil am Rhein, Germany in 1950 by Willi Fehlbaum, the company moved to Birsfelden, Switzerland in 1994. Soon after forming, Vitra acquired licences for the products of many renowned American designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, and George Nelson.

Vitra have continued to produce innovative products and concepts, working with established designers to push boundaries within design.

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