Studio Romanes is the independent design practice of Ryan Romanes and collaborators. With ties to New Zealand & Australia, we work with clients globally across various disciplines to realize their unique creative voice. Our capabilities range from holistic brand identities to campaign art direction, editorial design and websites.


Ryan founded his practice in 2016 after attaining experience in leading studios across New York, Melbourne, Auckland, and the Middle East. His work has received recognition from international awarding bodies including both the Australian and New Zealand design associations, as well as being named one of Print Magazine's 15 under 30 "New Visual Artists" in 2015. 

Studio photography shot at Lake Tarawera 
by Rus Anson


Conden Naste
Wired Magazine
MA Financial Group
Corten Studio
Bjorn Collection
The Stella Collective
Merchant Coffee Roasters
Rogan Nash Architects
Corten Studio
Spatial Studio
Gezellig Interiors
Plenty Group
Lordsmith & Co
Group Lark
RMIT University
Print Magazine
Parnell Gallery


Art Direction
Editorial Design
Exhibition Design
Graphic Design
Image Making
Interactive Design
Signage & Wayfinding
Social Media
Social Media Content
Website Design
Website Development


            Balancing analytical thinking with an intricate eye for detail, Ryan works inquisitively to understand the nuances of each client. Fundamental to every project commencement is an indepth analysis, allowing us to understand the true essense of your identity and craft a brand that reflects this. 

Method 1. Consultation
An initial meeting to discuss your project in detail and find clarity around your objectives.

2. Discovery
In the form of a return brief, we research the visual landscape of your industry and discover how competitors present themselves in the market place. 
3. Design Development
Once the scope and direction have been determined, we will explore many design concepts and refine selected ideas for presentation. 
4. Presentaion
During the presentation, we will walk you through the steps that have ultimately led us to your design solution. 
5. Refinement & Application
If your concept requires refinements we will work this into the application stage. 
6. Production Management
If applicable –  we will work with external contractors to bring our concept to life.


         Initiating early discussions ensures your vision is clear from the outset. Email or schedule a call to discuss your project,

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New Zealand
17 Te Toroa Drive
Lake Tarawera, Rotorua
25/78 Oxford St.
Collingwood, Melbourne