Monday, 3 June 2013

Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Ifeyinwa is a graduate of Accounting from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and has a Diploma in Interior Design from the American College in London.

Ifeyinwa has worked in and run various furniture manufacturing and interior design companies, including Coonita, Casafina furniture company and Design Options, which she co-founded in 1987. Her passion and love of interiors helped grow Design Options and establish the brand as the preferred choice and one-stop shop for furniture and interior design in Nigeria.

As an icon In the industry, Ifeyinwa has set out to re-invent herself through the brand DO.II which will service the need for a wide range of design choices and high-end finishes along with the impeccable organization, customer service and quality that she stands for, thus filling the gap that the dissolution of Design Options has left in the industry.

In addition to the 2012 Best Residential Designer Award, Ifeyinwa has been honoured with the St Moritz Style Woman of the year Award 2004. She is also the proud recipient of the prestigious International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) 2010 Award, a global initiative supported by the US Department of State.

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