The fourth edition of the recently concluded Design Week Lagos (DWL) 2022, which was held from Wednesday, October 19 through to Sunday October 23, 2022 at Livespot Entertainment Center successfully left a mind-altering effect in the hearts of African architectural and design industry, and stakeholders. The annual event is a well-thought-through initiative that aims to celebrate and bring together a community of African designers, architects, creative industries and stakeholders with a vision to create recognizable and sustainable design culture for Africa.
The flag off held on Wednesday, 19 October, with an exclusive reception which was officially inaugurated by the special guest of honor, His Royal Majesty, Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal – the Oniru of Iruland who was led on a private spree of the grand and fascinating African designs at the Design Week Exhibition led by Titi Ogufere – the Founder of Design Week Lagos. With over 50 exhibitors –WOODstyles, Kohler, C.Ceramica, Raknida, FINSA, Alneli, TrustWood, among others, specially invited guests and stakeholders in the industry convened for a private cocktail opening of Design Week Lagos.
“I am so excited about the Design Week Lagos Exhibition. We have different designers at the exhibition from different parts of the world, including product, interior, space, and architectural designers. Cities, spaces, structures, furniture, and everything we see have been designed to ensure usability and satisfaction. What Design Week Lagos is doing helps us function better in the design aspects of our life. We all think about designs in different ways but for us, we want to show you design beyond the box! Thank you all, and please enjoy the evening and the Design Week Lagos show“
Titi Ogufere expressed and further extended gratitude to the sponsors of the event which include Amstel Malta, MTN, Desperados, and Livespot.
To further delight the guests was a showcase of designs and print materials by Victor Ekpuk, one of the main exhibitors of Design Week Lagos, from Washington State, USA. Design Week Lagos exhibition officially kicked off and opened to the public on October 20, 2022. The weeklong days of eccentric activities showcased an array of fascinating, elegant and luxurious display of African designs, which also includes material designs, interiors, fabrics, architecture and so on.