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Light Sculpture - 13A

10 200 SEK

Specification
Dimensions:
W: 49 cm, H: 136 cm
Material:
Shoji paper, bamboo, steel
Notable:
E27 max 60W. Lightbulb not included.
Description

The Akari Light Sculptures (1951) by Isamu Noguchi are a series of luminaires, handcrafted from traditional washi paper by Japanese artisans. ‘The harshness of electricity is thus transformed through the magic of paper back to the light of our origin – the sun.’ (Noguchi)

Each Akari Light Sculpture is meticulously crafted by hand in the Ozeki workshop, a traditional family-run company based in Gifu, Japan. This film provides a brief insight into the complex fabrication of the luminaires designed by Isamu Noguchi.

The brand
Vitra is a modern Swiss design company. See all of Vitra's uniquely designed furniture, lighting & art at Artilleriet.