MTN supports Lagos Design Week 2021
MTN Nigeria supported the recently concluded 2021 edition of Design Week Lagos (DWL) on the theme “Design Revolution”. The annual celebration aims to bring together a community of local and international designers, architects and creatives to celebrate and promote Lagos as a premier design center while showcasing emerging and established design talents across Africa.
This year’s edition, which included an award ceremony and the premiere of the documentary Made by Design and a virtual evening watch, was held at various venues in the city of Lagos from October 21 to 31, 2021, in a hybrid of virtual and physical events.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Senior Director, Sponsorship and Promotions, MTN Nigeria, Osaze Ebueku, explained the reason for sponsoring the event. According to him, “MTN decided to sponsor this program because in addition to being an ICT company, we are a Nigerian company, committed to supporting the passion of the Nigerian people and fostering national growth. This is the philosophy that guides our various interventions, from football to music, through the arts and culture and all the creative space. These are things Nigerians are passionate about.
Ebueku noted the impact of the project in bringing together design talent across Nigeria and expressed MTN’s joy to be a part of it, saying, “Projects like this help bring together talent across the country. and MTN is happy to be in partnership with this commendable project. As a brand, we are a catalyst in bringing this project to life for the benefit of all. “
The founder of Design Week Lagos and one of Nigeria’s top interior designers, Titi Ogunfere, thanked MTN for their support of the event and for the talented Nigerian designers who showcased their creativity.
This year’s exhibition featured designs by Studio Lani, Nifemi Bello, Tosin Oshinowo, Damola Rufai, Maki Oh, an Africa-based fashion brand founded by Amaka Osakwe and Adebayo Oke Lawal, the founder and creative director of Orange Culture. .
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