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Alexandra Dodds as photographed by Sarah Allen …… As an admitted fan girl of Alexandra Dodds, I jumped at the chance to visit her Auckland studio and getting the opportunity to meet the maker behind the unique and extensive jewellery range I had always viewed from afar! Allie began her studies in Dunedin studying a Bachelor of Arts, or as she describes it, a couple of years of “mish mash”. She then attended Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Fine Arts in

Tim Webber as photographed by Sarah Allen …… Tim Webber Design is well on its way to becoming a common household name. This fast expanding business is not only making waves in New Zealand but is stocked in a range of stores in Australia and Hong Kong, with its sights set on America. Tim’s subjects at school included woodwork and graphics along with an interest in architecture. Making furniture at school triggered his path to then go on to study a Bachelor of Design at Unitech, majoring in 3D object

Frankie Ratford as photographed and interviewed by Sarah Allen for Studio Home  ……   Entering into my fourth and final year of study, I have found myself feeling rather overwhelmed by the intense year ahead, and even more overwhelmed that I am one step closer to being a graduate and looking for a job in the ‘real world’! Julia had been spending some time with fellow web buddies; Frankie Ratford and Yve Johnson from The Design Kids (TDK) who are visiting from Australia and had arranged for me to meet up

Emma Kaniuk as photographed by Sarah Allen …… Hi, Sarah Allen here! I have been working behind the scenes with Studio Home since July this year. As a graphic design student, Julia and I have had many discussions around what content would inspire and inform students and grads across all creative fields. This conversation finally morphed into a new feature series exploring the stories of and gleaning nuggets of advice from top creative professionals. The “Real World” series includes photography and interviews by me (!) and I am so excited to

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