Akari 7AD


Size: L 33 x H 61 cm

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

Créée en 1952, la lampe 7AD est un modèle issu de la première série de lampes,fruits de la collaboration entre l’atelier japonais Ozeki et Isamu Noguchi en 1952. Elle est la version sérigraphiée en noir de la lampe 7A

Isamu Noguchi's Akari light sculptures are considered icons of 20th century modern design. Designed by Noguchi from 1952 and handmade for half a century by the original manufacturer in Gifu, Japan, these paper lanterns are the perfect combination of Japanese craftsmanship and modernist forms.

The lamps are made from washi paper glued to a bamboo wire ribbing, supported by a thin metal frame.





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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.


Size: L 33 x H 61 cm

Material: Washi paper, bamboo ribbing, metal frame

Designed in: 1952

Further information: La lampe AKARI 7AD est livrée avec un montage électrique aux normes européennes – Douille E27

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