Netflix to debut African design docuseries

A brand new original documentary series about architecture, interior and product design is coming to global streaming platform Netflix.

‘Made By Design’ created by Titi Ogufere who doubles as director and co-produced by two-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker Abiola Matesun, will follow some of Nigeria’s top creative talents in the industry, focusing on their work, life and inspiration.

Confirming the new documentary, Ogufere wrote on Instagram: “Made by Design is an original documentary series highlighting architects, interior and product designers in Africa. The first season focuses on a group of creative luminaries across categories living and working in Africa.”

Some of the talents profiled in the 13-episode documentary include Tosin Oshinowo, Demi Semande, Studio Lani, Seun Oduwole, Papa Omotayo, Theo Lawson, Osaru Alile, Diseye Tantua, Muni Shonibare, Jackie Aki, Tola Akerele, Dapo Akintunde, Julia Amadi Obi.

While a release date is yet to be confirmed for ‘Made By Design’, reports suggest it will premiere on the streaming platform this October. The series is powered by ‘Design Week Lagos’, an African design culture festival highlighting designers from around the continent.

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