#DITakeover on Instagram: Lakwena Maciver

Lakwena Maciver went large on our Instagram account with her murals of kaleidoscopic colours and bold patterns.

Faith47’s ghostly creatures metamorphosed into splashes of neon colour and dizzy geometric pattern when London-based street artist Lakwena Maciver took over our Instagram account last week.

Maciver grew up predominantly in England but she is inspired by her African roots (her father is Ugandan).

Maciver has taken her technicolour street art around the globe, painting titanic murals of swirling colour from Miami to Vienna and London to Las Vegas.

Her #DItakeover featured the painting of a new mural in Shoreditch, London for Nike Women.

This week, Jens Martin Skibsted is taking over our account. Skibsted is the bicycle designer for his company Biomega, the founding partner of Skibsted Ideation and the co-founder of KiBiSi with Bjarke Ingels and Lars Larsen.


Hey guys, @Lakwena here. Welcome to my #DITakeover For the next week I'll be taking you through my day to day work and inspiration. Enjoy, #Lakwena
Sneak peek of my design for the second @nikewomen wall coming soon in Shoreditch! Starting painting tomorrow. #DITakeover , #Lakwena , #Lakwena
Progress on my second wall for @nikewomen at @MoveYourFrame gym in Shoreditch @Lakwena #DITakeover
Work in progress on my second wall for @nikewomen at @MoveYourFrame gym in Shoreditch @Lakwena #DITakeover
From the book, "African Modernism". Photos of Kenya bringing back happy memories ☺ @Lakwena #DITakeover
This is the wall I painted in Shoreditch last year, just round the corner from the one I'm working on now. @Lakwena #DITakeover
Progress on my wall for @nikewomen at @MoveYourFrame gym in Shoreditch @Lakwena #DITakeover
This image is taken from Lakwena Maciver’s Instagram account, @Lakwena. During her #DITakeover she was painting a wall for @nikewomen at @MoveYourFrame gym in Shoreditch. This is what the completed wall looks like.