design week lagos 2021 kicks off to celebrate the best of nigerian design

design week lagos 2021 kicks off to celebrate the best of nigerian design

art and design in lagos, nigeria


celebrating the best contemporary design in africa, design week lagos (DWL) kicks off in nigeria. founded by african design advocate titi ogufere, DWL was first established in 2019 as a citywide celebration held in lagos, nigeria over ten days, promoting creativity, innovation across disciplines, including architecture, industrial design, interior design, furniture design, graphics design, and technology.

design week lagos 2021aga concept, ‘mmanwu chair’ 2021



the design hub of africa


design week lagos 2021 is a growing annual celebration and convening, with core programs including a central exhibition showcasing new work from across the continent, an awards program, and a series of talks and lectures. in addition to presenting new product design, DWL’s program highlights and explores new pathways in manufacturing methods, illuminating ingenuity and information sharing so that a growing community of contemporary designers can better tap into a rich history of craftsmanship and unique material knowledge across the continent.


the festival is committed to building a culture of innovation in lagos and promoting the city as an international hub for design. design week lagos was created by titi ogufere and essential media group and is supported by the state government.

design week lagos 2021olu amoda, chairs, table



the 2021 theme of revolution


design week lagos will take place in various venues across the city of lagos from october 21st to 31st, 2021 under the theme of ‘design revolution.’ given the limitations of the global pandemic, this year’s program will be tight and targeted, with more robust digital components. highlights of the program include:

design week lagos 2021
titilailai design studio, chair design week lagos 2021 kicks off to celebrate the best of nigerian design
ozioma onuzulike, ozioma plates


tosin oshniowo, ironrun table


tekura design studio

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