Ini Archibong was born in 1983 in Pasadena, California. He graduated from the Environmental Design Program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 2012 before completing a Master's degree in Luxury Design and Crafts at the Lausanne Cantonal School of Art (ECAL).
He created his design design firm by INI in 2010 while still a student at the Art Center. Archibong was named American Student Designer of the Year at the ICFF in 2010. He has extensively consulted on the theme of design, working with many brands. His work has appeared in such publications as PIN-UP, Surface, Nowness and L'Officiel and presentations at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Universal Exposition in Milan, Wanted Design and Salone Satellite. The designer lives and works in Basel, Switzerland.