The striking Akari BB3-55DD Floor Lamp was designed by Isamu Noguchi for the label Vitra.
Vitra is a leading manufacturer of home furnishings and furniture. The brand has been in existence since 1950. Its headquarters are in Birsfelden, Switzerland, but the label maintains a presence in many countries including China, the USA, Belgium, Austria and Japan. The result of collaborations with renowned designers and architects, the brand has managed to win many coveted awards, and its pieces have often been showcased in many museums. Some top awards include the Good Design award and the prestigious iF award.
The alluring Akari BB3-55DD Floor Lamp is the ideal addition to any space. It boasts of a stunning design with the paper lantern appearing to hang upside down from the floor. The pleasant floor lamp measures 185cm tall and features traditional Japanese paper which is erected on a cast iron plinth with a bamboo strut. The combination of materials not only guarantees durability, but it also allows for maximum efficiency. Due to the generous height and sturdiness, this lamp can be taken outdoors for garden parties or be placed on the porch or patio. While the unit is heavy for stability, the paper lantern is quite delicate and alluring.