Fiona Hugues is one of New Zealand’s most versatile stylists – she is a skilled cook and art director and was recently named Editorial Food-stylist of the Year at the NZ Food Media Awards.
Her work spans interior, garden & furniture design, food & recipe development, fashion, product development, photography, event theming & brand creation.
Total concept creation from development of the idea, to naming, design of the interiors and all necessary brand collateral is her forte. The successful COUNTRY PROVIDORE store in Hamilton & the popular DAISY CHANG restaurant in Auckland being amongst her favourite total creative projects.
Earlier this year she was shortlisted for 2019 Foodstylist of the Year in the international Food Photography Awards in LONDON.
The Bug Project she created in collaboration with photographer Manja Wachsmuth recently won first prize in the Food & Advertising category in the International Photography Awards USA. Her editorial work was also highly commended.
The Bug Project also won gold in the Paris Photo Prize, FRANCE earlier in the year.
With a career of more than twenty years freelancing in the creative industry, her passion for good food & artistic experience with various creative facets showcase her unique signature style.
Fiona is a freelance interior trends columnist, a professional member of the NZ Food Writers Guild, creates content for various publications where she coincidentally created, cooked and styled food for seventeen magazine cover images to date.
Her work has been published in these publications among others:
THE DENIZEN - CUISINE – NZ LIFE & LEISURE - TASTE – FMCG BUSINESS - NZ HOUSE & GARDEN - NZ WOMAN’S DAY - YOUR HOME & GARDEN - METRO – NOURISH - SIMPLY YOU - MINDFOOD – NZ WOMAN’S WEEKLY & internationally in LECKER MAGAZIN, GERMANY.
Brands she has created for created for include:
– SILVER FERN FARMS - STEVENS NEW ZEALAND -
NZ NATURAL - BEST FOODS - SEALORD - INVISALIGN - GARDEN TO TABLE TRUST - CHANTAL ORGANICS -
WAITOA CHICKEN - DESIGNER RUGS - GREGGS - SO HOTEL - THE WAREHOUSE - NO ISSUE - BEST FOODS - OBELA -
LA VOIE FRANCAISE - BRINK’S POULTRY - CAMPBELL’S – CINDERELLA - GRIFFINS - LE CREUSET NZ
– COUNTDOWN - LINCOLN UNIVERSITY - PUHOI VALLEY
– WITHER HILLS - HUNTLEY & PALMERS - NICE & NATURAL - FRENCH COUNTRY COLLECTIONS - BARKERS OF GERALDINE - MAGILL’S BUTCHERY - ESSANO - NESPRESSO - WHITESTONE CHEESE - TAHI HONEY - ASB BANK - MY DOG
Fiona is also a practicing artist with many of her paintings, ceramics & sculpture held in private collections worldwide.
She lives on a small farm in rural Auckland, New Zealand with her French husband and their three children.
To collaborate creatively or have Fiona direct or consult on your next project please don’t hesitate to get in touch – firstname.lastname@example.org