Funfere Koroye

  • Design Engineer
  • Lagos, Nigeria


My name is Funfere koroye, An Industrial designer and Product Developer Based in Lagos, Nigeria. As an Industrial designer and product developer, i am tasked to design, plan and develop industrial, commercial or consumer products for mass manufacture with particular emphasis on ergonomic factors, marketing considerations and innovative advancements.

In conclusion i prepare designs and specifications of products, both virtual and physical, to help businesses reach their customers more efficiently. My skillset spans across several industries which include but not limited to FMCG, Fintech, Food, Footwear and Furniture.

With over 4 years of experience under my belt, I am always eager to do what i can to improve my knowledge on the inner workings of innovation, branding, manufacturing, advertising and development point of view.


Trintity Internal College, Lagos, Nigeria (2001 – 2004)
British International School, Lagos, Nigeria (2004 – 2007)


The Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California (2007 – 2008)
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia (2008 – 2011)
The Domus Academy, Milan, Italy (2012 – 2013)
Accademia Riaci, Florence, Italy (2013 – 2014)


IGCSE O levels (2004 – 2006)
IGCSE A levels (2006 – 2007)
BA in Industrial Design (2008 – 2011) 
MFA in Product Development (2012 – 2013)
Diploma in Footwear Manufacturing (2013 – 2014)


Product Design
Product Branding
Product Innovation
Product Advertising
Product Prototyping
Product Engineering
Product Development


Sneaker Design
Furniture Design
Appliance Design
Packaging Design
Motorcycle Design
Sustainable Design
Humanitarian Design


Volunteer: Idea Builders (2009)
Design Intern: Fuel Skate Shop (2010)
Summer Intern: Ann Taylor Loft (2011)
Apprenticeship: Roberto Ugolini (2013)
Sneaker Design: J.V.P Melbourne (2014)
Packaging Development: Sokolad (2015)
Beverage Design: Wilsons Lemonade (2015)
Design Lab Tech: Day Waterman College (2015)
Product Development: African Basketball League (2017)


Junior Designer: JUMP (2012)
Freelance Design: FK Lab (2013)
Senior Designer: Thandos (2016)
Footwear Developer: Keexs (2016)
Phone Designer: Tecno Mobile (2016)
Chief Design Officer: Nupe Project (2017)
Research & Design: Sponge Design (2018)
Furniture Design: TalentLab (2018)
Interior Product Architecture: Studio Koroye (2018)


Vogue UK
A24 Media
Okay Africa
Design InDaba
Fast Company