Studio Ongarato Announces Four Senior Studio Appointments

Studio Ongarato is pleased to announce four internal senior appointments, further strengthening the studio across its key disciplines of Placemaking, Wayfinding Signage and Branding.

Within the design team, Mami Sugano and Larraine Henning have been appointed to Senior Designers, Placemaking and Wayfinding Signage, having collectively made significant contribution to several key projects including: Phoenix Gallery, Sydney Modern, Shepparton Art Museum, 447 Collins Street, SIIC Centre Shanghai and W Chengdu.

The studio’s extensive and broad expertise in Placemaking across the urban realm retail, hospitality and lifestyle sectors has been strengthened by the promotion of Freya Healey to Senior Project Manager, Placemaking and Wayfinding Signage; with her invaluable involvement in Moss Hotel, Salamanca Place, 130 Lonsdale and Phoenix Gallery; to name a few.

Reflecting our Branding team’s expertise in delivering projects from inception to completion, Natalie Boyle has been elevated to Account Director; demonstrating her skill in delivering a broad range of project types including: National Gallery Australia, Mecca Brands, Vida Glow, W Melbourne and Four Seasons Tokyo.

Of the appointments, Studio Ongarato co-founder and Strategy Director Ronnen Goren says, “Each stands in seniority in their own right and has made valuable contributions to the studio. As we continue to win significant projects both in Australia and internationally, the appointments reflect the deep pool of experience and skill that the studio has to draw upon.”

Studio Ongarato co-founder and Creative Director Fabio Ongarato says, “These senior internal promotions acknowledge and celebrate the breadth of skill and our strong focus on fostering talent within the studio. It is also a recognition of the commanding position women have in our business.”