'Akari' in Japanese means'light source' in english, it is not a bright and dazzling light like sun, but light with warm feeling and light with shadows.
The presence of the shadows enriches the expressions of light from many different perspectives. The sensitivity of Japanese people deeply feels the beauty not in the light shines like dazzling, but in even the shadows. Lacquerware with deep gloss like filled with full light is playing a role in embodying Japanese sensitivity to light. Lacquerware with the beauty of such shadows is sublimated into lighting. It is lighting not only giving light to space, but also creating shadows, that is, 'Akari in Japan'
Lacquerware has been filled with Akari of the light source by subtleties of beautiful Makie just like filled with liquid. It’s lightning whose the light changes like a waxing and tanning of the moon, by rotating the disk like a lid of lacquerware.
Numerical Control Machining
LED 3000K / 3.2W
In general, Makie is a technique where pictures or writing are painted in lacquer on the surface of lacquerware, and before the lacquer dries, powdered metal such as gold or silver is applied. It is one of the most typical methods of decoration used for lacquerware. In this product, Makie is not applied simply to a decoration, but applied to an element to reflect light. The gloss of lacquerware wearing Makie has been sublimated into lighting as Akari, by changing the interpretation of Makie.
LED 2500K / 4.5W
Makie is applied to inside of the glass and sharpen lacquered outside by handwork like 'Negoro-Nuri'. The scenery that the light leaks with shadows is lightning just like sunbeams leaves, by sharpening the lacquer.
LED 2700K / 4.9W