The new Yoshitomo Nara table lamp whose shade is printed with artwork by Nara was first featured in Nara’s 2017 solo exhibition For Better or Worse, staged at a museum in Toyota, Japan. Now, the lamp has been mass produced and is available with a set of four international adapters through the MoMA design store and other select retailers globally.
The Yoshitomo Nara table lamp has a green stem and leaves topped with artwork on the shade which includes the text, “I’m Not Sleepy But There’s No Place, I’m Going To….”
The Yoshitomo Nara Table Lamp is powered by a USB cord and wall adapter (includes a set of four international adapters).
The lamp is not rechargeable and must be plugged in to power the integrated 4W LED 3000K lighting source.
The light is turned on with a pull chain with attached small red ball.
The lamp has a steel base and plastic shade. It measures 18.5h x 8.7”w. For indoor use only.
Lamp height: 18.5″h
Lamp shade: 8.5″ diam.
Base: 4.75″ diam.
Materials – Metal, Plastic, 2021
$1,600 USD(non-member price).
Buy it here at MoMA Design Store
The lamp is also known as the Y.N. LAMP by Yoshitomo Nara and can be found at the following stores worldwide with varying prices:
If you are not familiar with the artist’s work or would like to know more about Yoshitomo Nara, LACMA produced a wonderful three part video series that is available to view on their YouTube channel in conjunction with their 2021 Yoshitomo Nara Exhibition as well as this highlight reel shown below.