Ilan El (Kah-Du Collection)
ilan.el is one of Melbourne’s newest innovative lighting designers. He graduated from the School of Architecture at Tel Aviv University and after running a multi-disciplinary design studio in Tel-Aviv, Ilan was lured to Melbourne and joined the Masters program at RMIT University.
Experiential illumination is his passion and he designs with philosophical awareness and the enjoyment of the spatial relationships light creates with environments.Many of his designs are interactive, contemporary and playful, making them whimsical and engaging of one’s inward eye. His unique understanding of people and spaces, as well as his ability to work in a huge variety of materials, makes him excel with bespoke briefs such as The Pose installation, he designed for the EveryBody Health Club and Radiant Rain over the bar at AKA to name a few.
ilan is the creative engine behind ilanel d.s. The studio specialises in the design and production of bespoke lighting. Ilanel d.s offers a collection of highly distinct designs to illuminate a wide variety of spaces from hotels, restaurants and clubs, to communal office spaces and homes. The studio has clients both large and small and has extensive involvement with projects world wide.