VIZUVLGVDŠ FINDS THE BALANCE IN MINIMAL ENGINEERING LINES AND WEST AFRICAN INSPIRED GARMENTS. VIZUVLGVDŠ IS FOCUSED ON CHANGING THE NARRATIVE OF AFRICAN INSPIRED DESIGNS. WE DO NOT FEEL PRESSURED TO CONFORM TO THE INDUSTRY NORM. WE BELIEVE IN CREATING ART THAT IS UNAPOLOGETICALLY ORIGINAL TO OUR HERITAGE AND HISTORY AS WELL AS SETTING NEW STANDARDS.
American born Nigerian Engineer and fashion designer Muktar Onifade is an Engineer by trade and a self-taught fashion creative & art director. He obtained his Mechanical Engineering degree From Georgia Institute of Technology. Muktar has worked for fortune 500 companies like General Electric where he worked as a design engineer for the GEnx jet engine programs. He has also worked for General Motors as a calibration specialist for the past 3 years, where he was successful in testing and validating up to 10 different vehicle platforms including the 2016 Chevy Volt and Cadillac CTS & ATS to name a few.
Muktar recently won the Merit prize award for fashion design in Shenzhen China. He was featured in 2017 on the NBCBLCK28 2017 list as one of the most innovative young black pioneers in America, as well as recognized on the 2017 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. His Spring/Summer 18 Ready to wear collection was also showcased at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion week in Johannesburg South Africa