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Vitra - Akari 33N pendant lamp


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The pendant lamp Akari 33N is one of the Akari light sculptures from Isamu Noguchi. The filigree lamp with the characteristic appearance produces a soft light that permeates through a screen of fine shoji paper. The name Akari is, fitting to the airy 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. 114763
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Material Shoji-paper
Colour White
Dimensions Height: 160 cm, Depth: 47 cm, Length: 47 cm
Weight 600 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 4055737005879
Design Isamu Noguchi
More information Vitra - Akari - User manual, Vitra - Akari - Product data sheet
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Category Pendant Lights
YouTube Video about the production of an Akari Lamp by Vitra  

YouTube Video about the production of an Akari Lamp by Vitra

The video shows the manufacture of an Akari lamp shade in real time. With concentrated handicraft, the individual Shoji paper layers are put onto a wooden construction model and are cut to fit with precision.

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