Yamagiwa Lighting


The Yamagiwa brand has been bringing high end lighting to the masses of Japan for decades. Established in 1923 the received high acclaim for their 2007 Lighting Design exhibit in Milan for their works with well renowned designers and architects.

Working with a wide range of range of materials they focus on the beauty of the light itself and how it works with people and its environment. Many projects have focussed specifically on how lighting affects the way people work.

With products designed by Toyo Ito, Tokujin Yoshioka, Ross Lovegrove, Naoto Fukasawa, and Shiro Kuramata to name a few the collection is varied but well curated.

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Above the TEAR DROP table and pendant light by Tokujin Yoshioka is a beautiful glass orb hollowed out to encapsulate the light inside.

The TOFU light by Tokujin Yoshioka is a clear acrylic block illuminated at its frosted sides and part of the permanent collection of the MoMA.

Left the WAN light by Naoto Fukasawa brings light to areas that are rarely brightened.
Right the K-SERIES by Shiro Kuramata has the form of a draped handkerchief.

The BAMBOO lighting system by Pablo Reinoso brings a striking organic form to the light.

Yamagiwa produces not only recent lighting products but also reproductions of Architectural master Frank Lloyd Wright.