Lani Adeoye is an artist-designer, driven by conceptual curiosity and cultural expression coupled with a thirst for innovation. She uses design as a mediation tool; fusing tradition and modernity, merging Art, Craft & Design; whilst expressing intangible cultural concepts.
Prior to studying at Parsons - 'The New School,' Lani worked as a Management and IT Consultant to Fortune Global 100 clients; following her graduation from McGill University, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Commerce. Her versatility as a designer is a testament to her eclectic roots and diverse life experiences, having lived in four major cities, namely Lagos, Montreal, Toronto, and New York.
As a design consultant, she has developed concepts for various brands including YouTube, Bacchus and NetGear. Conceptualizing unique products and experiences with immense intangible value.
Most recently, Lani was selected by Elle Décor as part of its ‘Women of the World: 75 Global Female Designers Worth Celebrating.’ Dwell Magazine also included her in its annual list of ‘Young Guns – New Designers Making Waves.’ And in 2017, she won the Wanted Design’s Launch Pad Furniture Competition in New York City.
Lani is a strong believer in the power of design as a tool to solve problems, empower communities, and positively impact our livelihood. Lani enjoys collaborating on design projects at various scales and she welcomes creative challenges!