Everything made was designed

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Knowledge Sharing

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Collaboration

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Training

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Solution

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Mentorship

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Opportunities

Think Like A Designer is teaching young Africans design thinking principles and applications to enable and empower them to channel their creativity to design better ingenious products, services, and disruptive innovations that would improve the quality of African lives and develop the continent.

Who it is for

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CRAFTSMEN

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CREATIVES & DESIGNERS

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ENTREPRENEURS

FACILITATOR

Olalekan Lexain Akinyele

A multiple-award winning multi-disciplinary designer with 10+ years of professional experience in the Nigerian Design and Advertising industry. A student of history, an observer of human behavior, an apostle of Human Centered Design, a tech enthusiast and a passionate teacher. Lexain, as he is fondly called understands design as a science and uses its intelligence to design solutions for people, brands and businesses, eager to share knowledge with the next generation of creative/design leaders and entrepreneurs to build capacity towards innovation and position them for business growth and success.

Human

Designer

Teacher

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The quality and ingenuity of products, services and societies we build in Africa will be based on the quality of our thoughts. 

The Modules

You Are A

Designer

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Designing

For Humans

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Creativity,

Ideation &

Innovation

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Visually Interpreting Ideas

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Naming

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Brand

Design

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Storytelling

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Creativity
& Design As
A Service

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Designing
Your Career
& Business

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The "X" Factor

500+

Participants

350+

Members

Testimonials

“It's very impactful. Makes you think truly like a designer.”

“Interactive discussion and real-life references.”

“It hits home so much; it very much resonates with my personal struggles as a designer in Nigeria.”

“Mind blowing, thought provoking”

“Depth and exposure of the facilitator”

“The most innovative learning platform. Unique topics. Well researched creatives.”

Teams Trained

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Godswill Kalu, Designer, X3M

I have more clarity of my value as a designer in this world, thanks to

Think Like A Designer

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Morenike, Designer, Curacel

Now I am learning to approach every problem with the confidence and mindset that there is a solution for it...putting in the work so that the solutions I will be creating will also be of value to everyone.

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Arinze Chris, Entrepreneur

It will among many things help you get to the desired destination, become more intentional, and help you see life and things differently.

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22 Badges Earned
And Counting

Impact of TLAD on the participants

Work

Career

Business

Life

N100,000 only

TRAINING
CERTIFICATE
MENTORSHIP
SOUVERNIRS

Monthly Masterclass