The Pan-Africa Interior Design Summit



Building an Interior Design Business in Africa can be challenging.

We can help

Our experts have years of experience building successful Interior Design businesses and they share their strategies for dealing with:

Finding Clients

Would you like to get high-paying clients who are desperately looking to work with someone like you?

Becoming an expert

What if you could become known as the "go-to" expert in your niche?

sourcing unique items

How about insights on how to source items around Africa?

Here's What People are Saying About the PAID Summit

 "I want to use this medium to appreciate and commend your effort. It has been a great experience so far. The panels, the lectures, your apt response, the speakers so far everything encompassing has been awesome.

This summit is a wake up call for me and has cased some conscious diligent work in me to be a better person in my career path."

Tunbiti Olu-Joshua

"Thank you Osaru, for being the voice of so many designers and asking all the right questions on "How to make Money Stay".

I just kept nodding in Agreement

Complete Wood Designs

"OMG... these sessions are awesome, Thank you so much for this inititative... I'm very good at researches and there are legit some points here I'm yet to come across anywhere.
I'm relatively new in the industry and I will appreciate meeting other designers... if there is a community, I want in (lol). I quite my 9-5 for this passion and I'm determined to grow it."

Adaeze Ekeopara

"Great Job Osaru, you and Lara are super stars!

You don't know what you've done to my confidence in this business"

Temitope Kolawole

The Hosts

Lare Lape Cameron-Cole

Lara Lape Cameron-Cole is an entrepreneur, working in the creative industry as co-founder of CC Interior Limited, a multiple award-winning interior Design business. CaxtonAlile Living and Apparel Partners Limited, an apparel manufacturing company. She is also a consultant within the Apparel Manufacturing space. She has a master’s degree from the University of Arts, London College of Fashion in Fashion Entrepreneurship focusing on Apparel Manufacturing and a bachelors’s degree from Howard University, Washington, D.C

Osaru Alile

Osaru Alile is a high-spirited vibrant young women. An interior Design Professional, Product Designer and Social Entrepreneur. She holds an AA & BFA in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in NYC – She is the co-founder of CaxtonAlile Living. A pro-African creative force producing amazing light fixtures and home decor products all hand crafted here in Nigeria using locally sourced materials.

Our Sponsors

Dulux Nigeria


Our Speakers

The Schedule

Day 1

History of Interior Design in Africa

Elements & Principles of Interior Design

Interior Design Styles

Day 2

Transitioning into Interior Design

The Business of Interior Design

Interior Design Niche

Day 3

History of Interior Design in Nigeria

Employment & Employability

Interior Design Specialties

Day 4

45 Habits of Successful Businesses

The Magic of Sourcing

Upholding African Culture Through Interior Design


Paris Forino Tour

Mancini Duffy Tour

Jack Travis Interviews

Summit Pricing