“Isamu Noguchi” japanese male who was born in LA. AKARI’s origin story started when he laid his eyes on gifu lantern. His journey started when he made a request to OZEKI lantern factory to create a modern style lantern. Noguchi thought of AKARI as “Sculpture of lights” instead of lantern. All of his sculptures acquires some sorts of “task” in them. 60 years has passed and still his modern lanterns are brighten up lots of people’s lives.