MFA Industrial Design student Nifemi Ogunro Recognized by Dezeen

To celebrate Black History Month 2022, Dezeen asked 12 renowned Black architects and designers to select a fellow Black contemporary who deserves greater recognition. Each of the established architects and designers was asked to nominate another Black creative, as a way of championing Black architecture and design. MFA Industrial Design student Nifemi Ogunro was nominated and featured in Dezeen’s Fourteen Black architects and designers you should know.


Nifemi Ogunro

Nominated by Nifemi Marcus-Bello, NM Bello Studio

Nifemi Ogunro is a designer who throws a great deal of her emotions into her pieces. This means a lot of her products have soul and there is an emotional attachment you tap into when you encounter them and hear about her unique design approach.

“Her unconventional yet contemporary forms also speak to her fearlessness to explore unconventional use of simple and accessible materials.”