The Kenneth Ize ethos is rooted in the exploring and reinterpreting of a myriad of cultural aesthetics. Kenneth Ize reinterprets Nigerian craft to create an original perspective on luxury product. Working directly with a variety of people and groups across Nigeria, Kenneth ize is devoted to the long established traditions of Nigerian craft and local artisanship, merging a contemporary design aesthetic and new production skills with a specifically local handcraft practice.
The Kenneth Ize brand takes a sustainable approach to the design and production process, sourcing materials locally and fostering a fair and safe working space for all workers and artisans, a space where the designer and artisans often collaborate and influence the design process in unexpected ways.
There is the strong belief that in exploring and nurturing existing cultures, one opens up an exciting territory for creating and inspiring future cultures.