Akari 23N

The Akari 23N lamp is one of the iconic silhouettes in the AKARI collection. With a height of 119cm and a width of 83cm, this floor lamp is the largest model in the series, which also includes a table lamp: Akari 22N.

A light sculpture of extraordinary dimensions, it can be installed in your home to become a real decorative object, simple and timeless.

  • Size: L 83 x H 119 cm
  • Material: Washi paper, bamboo ribbing, metal frame
  • Further information: The AKARI 23N is sold with an electrical wire kit and Type C EU plug (French standard) - E 27 socket.

AKARI, which means light in Japanese, diffuses a soft and solar light.

Isamu Noguchi liked to say that "to create a home, all you need is a room, a tatami mat and an AKARI".

Akari is a Japanese term meaning clarity and light as well as suggesting the notion of lightness.

Each Akari is handcrafted, beginning with the making of washi paper from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. The paper is then glued and shaped on a supple frame of Higo bamboo ribbing, creating a delicate but powerful lighting sculpture.

The soft and warm glow of light casting through the paper transforms “the harshness of electricity back to the light of our origins – the sun – so that its warmth may continue to fill our rooms at night” as explained by Noguchi himself.


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