Vitra - Akari a oval pendant luminaire

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Paper Lamp A26

The light of an Akari shines like the light of the sun that is filtered through a Shoji paper. The magic of paper transforms the cool electricity back into the eternal light of the sun. So that their warmth can continue to fill our rooms even at night, says designer Isamu Noguchi.

As part of Vitra's Akari Light Sculpture series, Model A is a light, traditional Shoji paper handcrafted in Japan. The term Akari, chosen by designer Noguchi, means brightness, light but also lightness.

High-quality pendant luminaire made of natural paper

The paper pendant luminaire from Vitra radiates a natural charm through the natural material of the shade and can be equipped and combined with different light sources so that light quality, brightness and temperature can be individually determined. Depending on whether you want to place the light in the bedroom, above the dining table or elsewhere in the living area.

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Item no. 167407
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Material Umbrella: Shoji paper. Structure: bamboo/steel wire
Colour Ivory
Dimensions Height: 33 cm, Diameter: 88 cm
Weight 1.42 kg (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 4055737005930
Design Isamu Noguchi
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Category Pendant luminaires
Accessories and spare parts
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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