Fiona Hugues

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.
She has been shortlisted for Foodstylist of the Year in the International Food Photography Awards in LONDON three times consecutively, in 2019, 2020 and again in 2021
Her work spans interior, garden & furniture design, food & recipe development, fashion, product development, film, photography, event theming & brand creation. 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 has cooked and styled outstanding food for some of the most influential New Zealand magazines like Denizen, NZ House and Garden, Woman’s Day, Nourish, Woman’s Weekly, Metro, MiNDFOOD, and internationally for Lecker Magazine (Germany).
The Bug Project created in collaboration with photographer Manja Wachsmuth has won a slew of international awards for the team and was shown in Denmark as part of the FOTODAGE VIBORG, Status 19 Exhibition, part of the Copenhagen Photo Festival. The series of food images featuring insects won a C2A Creative Communication Award USA, gold at Le Prix de la Photographie de Paris (PX3) France, one of the most prestigious photographic competitions in Europe and first place in the IPA International Photography Awards London among other accolades.

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