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)
Lampshades: Shoji paper, some partially painted. Some models with end pieces in wood/bamboo.
Structure: Bamboo, Steel Wire.
Legs: Painted Steel Wire.
Colours: Various – See Specification Sheet.