POLA Museum Annex Uses Soraa LED Lamps for Mika Aoki Exhibit

Soraa, an LED module and lamp maker whose lights illuminate some of the most famous historical buildings, hotels, luxury retailers, and museums, reported that the POLA Museum Annex in Tokyo used its LED lamps to illuminate Mika Aoki’s glass art exhibition.

Soraa LED lamps illuminate Mika Aoki exhibit at POLA Museum in Tokyo -- Photo by Hideyuki Kume-Hexaproject

Soraa LED lamps illuminate Mika Aoki exhibit at POLA Museum in Tokyo — Black and white photo by Hideyuki Kume-Hexaproject

“Mika Aoki’s unifying theme is ‘expressing the conditions of life,’ such as living, dying, movement, growth, and evolution, through glass. Lighting is a critical factor for creating her original, unique world. You must have true, accurate colors to bring out the best in the glass,” said Mr. Hiroki Obana, lighting designer at Solid Lighting.

Ms. Mika Aoki, and lighting design firm Solid Lighting chose Soraa VIVID™ lamps to light ‘The Forest That Leads To You’ glass exhibit. According to Soraa, the VIVID lamps the glass artist and the lighting design firm chose Soraa VIVID LED lamps for their outstanding color, crisp whiteness rendering, and tight beam control.

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“Lighting is a very important factor in tuning an optimal setting for the glass. Soraa’s white rendering generates the gentle and soft ‘innocence’ atmosphere I wanted,” added Ms. Mika Aoki. “Soraa provides a consistency to the exhibit, even when the lamps are dimmed, revealing dynamic surfaces and coloring throughout the entire environment.”

The VIVID lamps feature Soraa VIVID Color™ technology which the company says uses all colors of the visible spectrum ranging from violet to deep red. The result is a lamp that achieves a color rendering index (CRI) of 95 and deep red (R9) rendering of 95.
Soraa says this accurate color rendering can deliver warm tones beautifully and accurately.

Soraa lamps also employ Soraa Natural White™ technology. The company says that this Natural White technology enables accurate rendering of countless shades of white including warm, rich tones and cool, bright whites.

Among the numerous museums using Soraa LED lamps are the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Historical Museum of Bamberg in Germany, Nicolas Sursock Museum in Beirut, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.