Titi Ogufere is the founder of the Interior Designers Association of Nigeria (IDAN) and Creative Director, Essential Interiors Consultancy. She is also publisher of Essential Interiors magazine, Essential Traveller, Essential Woman magazine and author of a number of books focusing on interior design, fashion, hotels in West Africa to mention a few. She publishes inserts in national dailies. Titi runs a successful design practice that has designed a wide range of domestic, commercial and hospitality projects across Nigeria, South Africa and UK. She prides herself on creativity and attention to detail, making the client’s dream a reality whilst maintaining the integrity of the building.
She has worked across a wide range of disciplines creating everything from various interior commissions, signature bespoke pieces, exhibition design, private and commercial projects, to lighting and installation, for an exclusive list of highly select clients across the globe. With her practice and publications well established, she founded the Interior Design Excellence Award and Made by Design; a luxury home and hospitality fair. In recognition of her contributions as a true leader in the design community in Africa, Titi was invited as an Ex- Officio Executive Committee member of the International Federation of Interior Architects/ Designers (IFI) and has served on the board for 5 years.
In 2017, Titi was elected the President-Elect (2017-2019) of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers. The International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers (IFI) is the global voice and authority for professional Interior Architects / Designers. As the singular international federating body for Interior Architecture / Design organizations, IFI acts as a global forum for the exchange and development of knowledge and experience in worldwide education, research and practice. Often considered as the “United Nations” of the Interior Architecture/Design field IFI represents 270,000 designers, educators and industry stakeholders in the international design community in 110 countries.


Interior Architect

Temi has a degree in Interior architecture from University of Brighton. Temi is driven by the desire to make things beautifully functional and function beautifully. Temi has a love for materials and plays with the juxtaposition between them to stunning effect.


Interior Architect (Intern)

Ogoh is a fully qualified architect with a passion for precision. She is fun loving and very detailed


Interior Architect

Yop has a degree in Architecture from University of Jos. She is hardworking and dedicated.


Interior Architect (Intern)

Joshua is the newest addition to the Essential Interiors team. He is a qualified architect with love for architecture

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