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Vitra - Akari 50EN pendant lamp

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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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Item no. 114767
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Material Shoji paper
Colour Beige
Dimensions Height: 50 cm, Depth: 50 cm, Length: 25 cm
Weight 520 g (without packaging)
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
EAN 4055737005893
Design Isamu Noguchi
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Category Pendant luminaires
Video about the product
 

YouTube video for the production of an Akari lamp by Vitra

The video shows the production of an Akari lampshade in real time. In concentrated manual work, the individual shoji paper layers are applied to a wooden construction model and cut to fit exactly.

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