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nmbello Studio an industrial design practice located in Lagos, Nigeria. With an extensive research approach and carefully planning the processes leading to designs, the studio creates products across a variety of fields. 

nmbello Studio is best know for its furniture design which experiments with mass manufacturing techniques and local craftsmanship to create contemporary and functional pieces for the everyday consumer.  


Areas of Concentration

Furniture
Design for Social Impact
Consumer Electronics
Design Research

Exhibition Design 
Brand Strategy 

Selected Clients

Kofe Club
JOKO
NASA Space Apps
Wafflesncream

RedBull, UK   
Virgin Records, UK 
ALÁRA
Lagos Photo
Exhibitions

Africa by Design: Designjunction, London Design Festival, London, England. 20-23 September, 2018.

Venice Design 2018, 16th Venice Architectural Biennale, Venice, Italy. 26th of May till the 25th of November, 2018 

Focus on Africa, Palazzo Litta Cultura, Milan, Italy. March 15th till 2nd of April, 2018 

London Design Fair, London Design Festival, 21st - 24th of September, 2017.


Flags of Peace, Graphic Matters, Breda, Netherlands, 16th of June - 22nd of October, 2017.
Selected Press

Vogue: Meet the Nigerian Product Designers Behind a New Brand of Minimalism

Financial Times: Meet Nigeria’s Afro-Minimalists, Matching Function with Form  

Peugeot, Italy: Design Week Edition - Design on A special Mission

Grazia Magazine, Italy: Living on the move: Discovering the nomadic design with Peugeot and Girlitude

CNBC Africa: The Key issues facing Nigeria's Furniture Manufacturers

Design Diffusion, Italy: Focus on Africa Today

Style HQ: Need to Know: Nifemi Marcus-Bello

EUROMAN: JLige til at pakke sammen: 10 møbler til dig der bor til leje

DEZEEN: 10 Biggest Trends of 2016: Experimental Office Furniture

DESIGN INDABA: Nifemi Marcus-Bello: Affordable furniture for urban Nigerians

TREND HUNTER: Nifemi Marcus-Bello's Tebur Table Has Detachable Legs

ROOMIE MAGAZINE, JAPAN: Was born in Africa, east to carry Table.

DESIGN INABA: TEBUR: A Nigerian-made lightweight work table

DEZEEN: Nifemi Marcus-Bello's Tebur table is carried like a suitcase

DESIGN INDABA: The Muko furniture series is designed with kids in mind


LIVIN SPACES: THE ‘MADE IN NIGERIA’ KOFE CLUB COLLECTION BY NIFEMI...

DESIGN INDABA: The Kofe Club Collection: Uniquely Nigerian furniture


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