THE STUDIO@ WHO WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN HOW Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/index.liquid.liquid At the helm of the consultancy firm is Paul Stewart-Stand. For 16 years, since founding STEWART/STAND Paul has overseen all facets of what has evolved into one of the leading accessories brands at the intersection of fashion + technology. Paul maintains a firm belief in free-flowing dialogue with clients + consumers because "robust feedback fuels progress". Advancing business is Paul's constant focus. The importance of modernizing your operations from manufacturing to shipping supports the belief that "you are only as good as the products you deliver". When you are interested in expanding into new marketplaces on the internet as well as brick + mortar, Paul has been vetted in the areas of API operations, as well as the build-out of retail stores. A product of Union College and the London School of Economics, his interests fall within the industry and far beyond. Overseeing the design side of The Studio@ + it's dedication to original design is Nik Castronova. The Studio@ believes in producing design that is original to your brand. Finding a balance in consumer product trends and your design theory ensures the delivery of an exciting + fresh presentation. Nik has been apprenticing, studying + working in design since 1994. She started with artistic composition in a press shop and was educated formerly in graphic design, marketing and the fine arts. A work history in retail that began in designing + constructing window displays, she has a vast amount of experience in the many aspects of a retail business. While working for a graphic design firm, a variety of unique clients fostered an appreciation for the great diversity in visual design. She recognized that promoting individuality + a personal brand story is pertinent in the crowded world of retail. Having worked in the visual + marketing departments in music, fashion, television + diamond industries furthered her appreciation for every brands distinct brand identity.