Top 10 Interior Design Studios in Nigeria

“The essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live. It is about the realities of what makes for an attractive, civilized, meaningful environment, not about fashion or what’s in or what’s out. This is not an easy job.”-Albert Hadley

Top 10 Interior Design Studios in Nigeria

Interior design, which is the art of enriching the heart of a building to achieve a healthy and unique environment for the people using the space, is perhaps one of the most thriving design trades in Nigeria. Indeed, the trade is fast becoming an important part of Nigeria as more people are getting insights into the impact of design in their environments. Delightfully, there are many professional interior designers in the field to quench the thirst for the increasing demands for unique interior designs. Below is a list of the top 10 proficient Interior design studios in Nigeria:

1) iDesign
iDESIGN is an award-winning interior design company based in Lagos, Nigeria. They specialize in explicit commercial and exclusive residential projects, from award-winning hotel designs to corporate offices. They are committed to creating outstanding and rare interior designs that add value and have a favourable impact on the lives of their clients. The firm is made up of a team of professional interior architects, project managers and engineers allowing them to deliver turnkey projects to their clients.
iDesign has carved out a niche for itself in the industry by using defining materials to give a special and unique finish. Not only that, but the firm also acquires the contemporary and traditional afro style market of interior design. A typical example is a look at Bogobiri House in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The founder, Tola Akerele, is an award-winning Interior designer who was trained at  Parsons School of Design – New York in 2006 and KLC School of Design London in 2009.  

2) CC Interior design studio
Situated at Lekki, Lagos State, CC interior design firm is a design company that specializes in interior, graphics and art consultation for the hospitality, retail, commercial and residential industries; including but not limited to, luxury apartments, corporate offices, retail spaces, private homes, hotels, restaurants, salons, spas and design studios.
As a result of the specialists that made up the team of the firm, they provide not only classic designs but also proficient and detailed services which cater to their clients' wellbeing using lighting, sound and nature to create an effective space. 
CC interior design creative skill is balanced with hardworking skills in construction and project management, technical design and architectural drawing, which ensures that every detail is specified and every nuance captured with total fidelity.

3) Blue Mahogany Limited
Blue Mahogany firm is one of the award-winning interior design companies located at the heart of Lagos State, Nigeria. Uncovering what makes them unique to their clients  and enabling them blaze through incredible designs, they work with specialists from within and outside of Nigeria to provide professional design consultancy and advisory services.
The firm which has offices in the UK and Nigeria, with headquarters in Lagos is known for its creativity and passion for beautiful design.  Blue Mahogany designers, project coordinators and resident architect use their skills to deliver bespoke interiors that reveal the personality of their clients and enhance the unique strengths of each project through the highest degree of professionalism.

4) DO II
With over 25 years in the furniture manufacturing and interior design industry, DO II Designs Limited has created a niche in the world of bespoke interiors in Nigeria.  They create beautiful, valuable and fashionable interiors. They design, manufacture, deliver and install. Known for luxury pieces and spaces, DO.II won the best residential designer 2012 category in the premier edition of the Interior Designers Excellence Awards (IDEA).

5) Gemona West Interior Design
Gemona West Interior Design is an award-winning architectural interior design firm that uses a combination of textures to create a luxuriously simple atmosphere. They transform their clients' home or business environments to become a distinctive and personalized expression of themselves. They also provide the greatest standard of design excellence for discerning, quality-conscious clients.
Gemona West establishes a new era of luxury spaces in Sub-Saharan Africa. Their experience and knowledge in the local and international markets make the entire design team invaluable to their clients.

6) Out of Africa Lifestyle
OA Lifestyle, Nigerian furniture and interior design company have been established for some years now, yet it is still dedicated to its strategy of producing aesthetically fascinating and functional spaces for its clients. 
They closely follow their clients’ briefs and approach each project with vitality and creativity. The firm is defined by its value of exceptional products, service and ethics.

7) Viva Bella Design
Vivabella Design, an international award-winning luxury interior design studio based in Lagos, creates and designs high-end bespoke residential projects. The firm designs and masterfully craft modern furniture pieces in harmony with interior designs, with a blend of high-quality materials. They also thoroughly design and achieve a high level of harmonious balance that truly reflects the taste, personality and lifestyle of their clients.

8) Spring Interiors
Spring Interiors Limited, situated in Abuja, is an interior design company dedicated to providing clients with creative concepts, high-quality design, beauty, and extraordinary service. They tailor each project to their client's tastes and budget. The team which is made up of skilled designers bring a varied professional skill while working with their clients.

9) Homafez Interior Design 
Homafez interior design delivers interior design consultancy, spatial planning, design and project management services for corporate, retail, hospitality and residential projects. The firm creates a space that’s aesthetically pleasing as well as improves the emotional and mental well-being of its clients using an exclusive design process.

10) Spazio Ideale
Spazio Ideale is an interior design firm that specializes in comprehensive interior design and consultancy services and turnkey installations for varied types of projects including the corporate and housing sectors. They combine originality with the vision of their clients, to always deliver mind-boggling designs of high-quality standards that extend the boundaries of interior designing and installation. The firm has created for itself a niche among the best start-up interior design firms in Nigeria.

Edited by Emomeri Maryanne