We are great admirers of Noguchi lamps for their delicate beauty and powerful simplicity. Quite a few of us here on staff, in fact, have at least one of the iconic Japanese midcentury lights in our homes.
Of course, we’re not the only ones captivated by the rice-paper light sculptures. Architects and design-minded creatives have long turned to Noguchi lamps to finish a room. Here are 10 examples from our archives. And be sure to scroll down to the end for five our favorites to buy.
Five to Buy
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