Founder & Creative Director Studio-Lani

Lani Adeoye is driven by an innate desire to add creative value, using design as a dynamic tool to express her artistic perspective, redefine heritage and manifest intangible values.

Her boutique design studio (Studio-Lani) creates sculptural lighting fixtures and emotive furniture pieces, which celebrate West African Elegance with a contemporary sensibility. Blurring the lines between Art, Craft & Design. She also works as a design consultant, developing concepts for various brands such as Google, YouTube and NetGear; designing unique products and experiences. Most recently she 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. She has been featured in Architectural Digest, Design Milk, Elle Decor, Vogue, Design Indaba and Dwell amongst other publications.

Her versatility as a designer is a testament to her diverse life experiences, having lived in four major cities, namely Lagos, Montreal, Toronto & New York. After graduating from McGill University, she worked in Management Consulting, before transitioning into design and attending Parsons, The New School.

Lani enjoys collaborating on design projects at various scales and she welcomes a CREATIVE CHALLENGE!

Portrait by Yinan Xia