Nigerian Designer Wins Big In Germany
ONE of Nigeria’s leading young designers, Kayode Olowu has added to his growing list of distinctions after emerging as an award winner at the annual ADC Festival held last week at the Smidt Tivoli in Hamburg, Germany.
For his striking piece of digital work done for BOSE headphones, he was awarded the Bronze Nail in the Nachwuchswettbewerb (Young Talent) category.
Kayode had previously been recognised with a host of accolades including the Graphis New Talent Awards in March 2015 where he won Gold in the Advertising-Product category; the Australian Young Guns Awards in March 2015 where he was a finalist in the Student Design category; and the D&AD (UK) Awards in May 2014 where he was recognised in the New Blood category.
Currently, he is a Creative consultant at Jung Von Matt Hamburg, Germany, one of the world’s most reputable advertising agencies. Prior to this role, he amassed a wealth of experience in Creative roles across Agencies such as THEY, Amsterdam, Young & Rubicam, Prague, Geometry Global, Hamburg, CreativeXone, Lagos and B-10 Eclectics, Lagos.
Over the years, he has equally accumulated an extensive personal portfolio of work for a range of clients including Pepsi, Zoom Mobile, Access Bank, Afrinvest, Lotus Capital, Ikoyi Club, Nigeria Cricket Federation, BlackHouse Media, and O’bacana flip flops in Netherlands, among others.
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