The inspiration for the design of his lights stems from a visit to the Japanese fishing village of Gifu, where Noguchi watched the fishermen at work. They do not only use trained cormorants for the hunt but also lanterns to attract fish. These lanterns had ribs made of bamboo, which were covered with fine paper.
He took the design of this traditional lanterns for the occasion to create light sculptures made of wood and paper on his own. For the Akari Floor Lamp, the designer uses paper of the mulberry tree, because it softens the light, making it gentle and spreads it evenly.
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Akari 10A size: Dia 50cm x H 125cm / ∅ 19.7″ x H 49.2″
Akari 14A size: Dia 33cm x H 162cm / ∅ 13″ x H 63.7″
Material: Mulberry paper, Metal, Iron
Light source: LED bulb or Edison bulb
Light source base type: E27 or E26 (as shown below)
Power: Max 40W
Voltage: AC 110-240V
Weight: 12kg / 26.5lbs
Driver Required: No
Process: Polishing, Lacquer
Control method: push button switch (not dimmable)
Q: Does it support dimming?
A: Whether it supports dimming depends on what type of bulb you buy. If you buy a dimming bulb, this lamp will achieve a dimming function.
We provide 200cm / 78.7″ wires with plug switches, which can be lengthened as needed.
Akari 10A: L 56cm x W 56cm x H 14cm
Akari 14A: L 63cm x W 53cm x H 38cm