17th April, 2019 at 9:30am
Design for Breakfast: Lola Lely
Talk | Dishoom Carnaby Street — For our members

Our latest design-driven breakfast guest will be multi-faceted artist and designer Lola Lely.

We've enjoyed hearing from a feast of design-driven entrepreneurs in the comfort of the conservatory at Dishoom's Kingly St eatery — from Wagamama founder Alan Yau to Suitcase Magazine's Serena Guen. All have generously led conversations around how they built their businesses and the lessons learned along the way. In past events, we've heard from Anisah Osman Britton on how she is changing the coding industry by opening its doors to more women, and from Otegha Uwagba on how she has transformed her professional experiences into a bestselling career guide. Jessica Seaton, of TOAST, shared the story behind how growing a handknitted jumpers business into a multimillion pound brand, while Cubitts' Tom Broughton revealed how design, storytelling and heritage are at the core of his brand of modern British spectacles.

On the morning of 17th April you're invited to the next session in the series, when we'll sit down with multidisciplinary artist Lola Lely, whose recent work encompasses furniture design, textiles, sculpture and teaching. Over breakfast naans and chai, we'll get an insight into Lola's career, creative processes, her experience of navigating the industry and some of her influences and sources of inspiration.

If you'd like to save yourself a seat, and some breakfast, then please drop us a line below.

 

More about the speaker:

Lola Lely is a multidisciplinary artist whose work is primarily focused on furniture design, textiles, sculpture and teaching. Born in Vietnam and raised in London, her first creative incarnation was as a tattoo artist in Mexico. Having later graduated from the Royal College of Art, where she studied Design Products, Lely has worked on a wide range of solo and collaborative projects, many involving public spaces and social themes. Her work has been exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Royal Academy of Arts, the Design Museum and Art Basel. She was ‘Artist in Residence’ at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, London, in 2018.

Event Details
  • Location:
    Kingly Street,
    London, W1B 5QB,
    United Kingdom
  • Start:
    17th April, 2019 at 9:30am
  • End:
    17th April, 2019 at 11:00am

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