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Educated in England, Thompson takes inspiration from everywhere and everything—Yohji Yamamoto, architecture, New Romantics—but it’s how these references are filtered “through a Nigerian lens,” and evoke a sense of “national pride,” that brings them into the LSP orbit. “I want to challenge obsolete norms around blackness, African design, mental health, masculinity, and beauty,” says Thomspon. He’s a designer who chafes at expectations of all kinds, be they self-determined or imposed by society. “My biggest anxiety,” he says, “is embodying a persona that feeds into how the West expects me to present myself. I am not one-sided. I appreciate and am inspired by cultures from all around. That is my reality.”

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