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iDESIGN by Tola Akerele, in partnership with Ebony Life recently held the Eko Design Exhibition, which took place at the Victoria Hall in EbonyLife Place. Eko Design Crafted Living, which is the next in the Eko series following Eko Star, Eko Culture, and Eko Film, was a 3-day exhibition event, from October 21st -23rd, 2021, sponsored by Lagos State, aiming to highlight the best of Nigeria’s flourishing creative industries. The exhibition showcased the beautiful furniture and lighting designs of various Nigerian exhibitors, which are homegrown and home-inspired.

Tola Akerele (Founder iDesign & Eko Design Exhibition)

In a statement by Tola Akerele, Founder, iDesign, she expressed her delight to partner with Ebonylife Place for the exhibition. She then went ahead to encourage Nigerians to be proud of the Nigerian culture and heritage. Tola Akerele also reiterated that all exhibited crafts, furniture, and lighting designs were made locally and the exhibitors were carefully selected for their original pieces.

Exhibitors present were iDesign, Wodu Craft, Bamidele, Wicker Baskets, Cyrus 45, Studio Lani, Aga Concept, Ethnik Africa, Manukwa Atelier, Woodie, and The Canemakers.

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iDesign in Collaboration with EbonyLife Place Presents Eko Design Exhibition

Awarding winning Lagos design firm iDESIGN by Tola Akerele has worked on a number of exclusive residential and hospitality design projects with a focus on local artistic expression through art and furniture.

iDESIGN by Tola Akerele has partnered with Ebony Life to bring Eko Design. Eko Design is the next in the Eko series following Eko Star, Eko Culture, and Eko Film. These events have been sponsored by Lagos state and the aim is to highlight the best of Nigeria’s flourishing creative industries. Eko design, Crafted Living will be a showcase of furniture and lighting that are homegrown and home-inspired.  This 3-day event will be held from  21st – 23rd October 2021 at the Victoria Hall, EbonyLife Place, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The exhibition also aims is to showcase and promote beautiful furniture and home products made in Nigeria, as well as create an environment where the creative industry, local designers, and architects can come together to form strong business relationships within the Lagos design community.

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