LED Christmas mauves and blues

Michael Craig-Martin LED Christmas Tree

Year2018
ClientMichael Craig-Martin, The Connaught Hotel
TypeVisual arts, Fabrication, Controllable RGB LED
CollaboratorsAtelier Ten

Michael Craig-Martin’s ‘Christmas Tree’ was commissioned by the Connaught Hotel, Mayfair London and was illuminated on the 22nd November 2018.

AVCO worked on the design specification and installation.

The build consisted of 12,000 addressable RGB LED lights, over 1400 meters of electrical and ethernet cable, LED controllers and a sequencing computer.

This challenging project was successfully completed within a 7 week timeframe. From the launch on the 22nd November until the 4th January the tree was constantly photographed and shared on social media.

Christmas tree with turquoise lights
Christmas tree with blue bands and fountain
Christmas tree with blue and warm bands of colour
Christmas tree with top section lights
Christmas tree with cables
Christmas tree with network control unit
Christmas tree control unit
Christmas tree control unit plugs
Christmas tree with barricades
Christmas tree with red and blue bands