The brand Orikomi originated in November 2013 and was founded on the idea of creating products that combine origami methods with lighting.
Orikomi lamps, made up of distinctive lines and geometric shapes, are skillfully handcrafted with superior paper in an assortment of colours. The products are delevoped and manufactured in the brand’s architectural studio, blaanc, in Lisbon, Portugal.
As mentioned, the paper used in Orikomi’s lamps is a superior 160gr paper. The paper is composed of a high cotton substance boasting mechanical resistance and fulfills the ISO 9706 standard on longevity. This is in itself a testament to the product’s robustness and preservation. Furthermore, the lamps are available in a variety of colours and with diverse cord sets. It is encouraged to use them ONLY with energy-saving light bulbs or similar products that produce low heat, such as LED.
Orikomi is of the belief that design should be cost-effective and reasonable, yet remain perfect and grand. This is particularly motivated by the fact that lighting is able to transform, and improve, the atmosphere of any internal space. Orikomi lamps are absolutely recyclable and, as mentioned above, encourage the use of energy-saving light bulbs. As such, the brand distinguishes itself from its counterparts in caring for the environment as well as producing beautiful lighting solutions.
Since inception, Orikomi has taken part in an international distribution of its products. This has been achieved through various retail outlets in countries such as Europe, Australia, and states within the USA. Furthermore, Orikomi has been mentioned in various Websities, blogs, and magazines worldwide.