‘Filtered Rays’ A Permanent Installation Designed by Yinka Ilori Set Up in Germany’s Berlin

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

On the banks of the Spree facing the Estrel Berin Hotel in Neukolln, perched on vibrant scaffolding is an art installation called the ‘Filtered Rays’ that explores the relationship between light and colour. Designed by London Based Yinka Ilori the installation is one of his first architectural structures.

‘Filtered Rays’ A Permanent Installation Designed by Yinka Ilori Set Up in Germany’s Berlin

Reused scaffolding holds up a canopy created by a number of overlapping recyclable conical discs made of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). The pavilion has been in the works since the pandemic and explores materials and colours and how they play into the perspective of people. It engages them in a way that they view the sky through red, burgundy, yellow and green coloured glasses.

The pavilion acts as an extension of the art display that is accommodated inside the hotel. The Estrel Berlin Hotel is known to support and promote art and artists. The atrium of the hotel functions as a gallery with artefacts by both Berlin-based and international artists that have been collected for over 20 years. This art enclave was created by  Dr.Sigrid and Ekkehard Streletzki the owners of the hotel.

It is freely accessible to Hotel guests, people about the city and passers-by who can take a stroll through the structure to experience the complete effect. From July through September the hotel will also organize various workshops for dance, yoga, meditation and art. The activities are quite fitting seeing as how the space was designed to ‘provide moments of intimacy and meditation’.

Yinka Ilori is a British-Nigerian multidisciplinary artist, Architect, Graphic and Interior Designer, who is also involved in furniture design and sculpture. He takes inspiration from his heritage to produce work that is more contemporary in nature. His design although playful communicates a much larger message of the importance of community and accessible design for all.

Fact File

Designer: Yinka Ilori

Location: Berlin, Germany

Image Credits: Yinka Ilori.com

Written by Pooja Pawar V

Related Posts

Directions for home according to Vastu

Directions for home according to Vastu

Vastu has been the science of space since ages, it is much more than just a belief or USP when it comes to reality. Let’s explore how vastu can help you in the spatiality of space.

10 quirky designers and their designs

10 quirky designers and their designs

Ever Wondered where can you spot a quirky place like never before? Well we have chosen some enchanting designs that will make you forget your pinterest boards. The quirkiest design from designers across India who experimented with notional design.

News

Maishaa brings products of premeium Egyptian cotton

Maishaa brings products of premium Egyptian cotton

Maishaa unveils products made of premium Egyptian cotton that will lure your guest to stay more. Bed linens with distinguish style creates an impact and enhance your style guide. Stay ttuned with this contemporary look brought to you by Maishaa

Architect Talks

Anubhav Gupta Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer at Godrej Properties

‘The Trees in Vikhroli’ retaining the Greens

Meet Anubhav Gupta Chief Executive Officer Vikhroli, Chief CSR & Sustainability Officer, Godrej Properties. Founder – GPL Design Studio-  – a unique, multidisciplinary innovation engine which bridges the gap between architects and developers by creating a robust ecosystem for design,

Projects