Our Team

STEPHANIE

Director / Art & Design Instructor

 

Education:

  • Central Saint Martins, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Advertising

  • Istituto Marangoni London, MA Fashion and Luxury Brands Management

Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin 

"Once you master it, you can do what you wanna do."

Stephanie hails from a multi-disciplinary art and design background in Fine Art, Product Design, Photography, Graphic Design, Advertising and Fashion and Luxury Brands Management. She is an alumnus of Central Saint Martins and has a master’s degree from Istituto Marangoni. Before starting Konrede, she worked in the branding department for one of the biggest PR companies in the world where her main clients were Microsoft and Lenovo. She is also adept at multiple art and design techniques, both traditional and digital, and is an expert in analytical thinking and concept building. During her university days and in her professional career, she came across many people struggling with art and design. She encountered many talented and passionate people who needed help but were constantly being rejected. As a response to how little support there are for creatives, she decided to start Konrede to provide more opportunities and chances for the younger generation to excel in the industry.

CAT

Fashion Design Instructor

 

Education:

  • Raffles Design Institute Kuala Lumpur, Fashion Design

  • Central Saint Martins, BA (Hons) Fashion Design, Womenswear

Languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia and Cantonese (Verbal)

"Don't leave anything to chance."

Cat has been involved in the fashion industry for over a decade and has worked in fashion production, editorials, fashion styling, luxury leather goods and art direction. She has worked in major fashion companies and notable fashion labels, including Úna Burke. She is an alumnus of Raffles Design Institute and Central Saint Martins. She is knowledgeable on all levels of fashion design from mass production to luxury. She has excellent technical skills in garment production, is a specialist in traditional leather working techniques and her English language skills are astonishing. Prior to joining Konrede, she was a fashion design lecturer at a university in Kuala Lumpur, receiving high praise from her students.

ROMEO

Graphic Design & Digital Art Instructor

 

Education:

  • Savannah College of Art and Design, BFA Illustration

  • Savannah College of Art and Design, Drawing

Languages: English, Thai and Cantonese

"Draw faster." 

Romeo is a highly skilled artist who is well versed in using a wide range of mediums. He received a scholarship from Savannah College of Art and Design to study illustration and has worked as a technical assistant at SCAD HK. Romeo has also done a study exchange in Lacoste, France as part of his degree program. He has strong technical skills in visual art, traditional and digital illustration as well as graphic design. Before joining Konrede, he was an accomplished freelance illustrator and digital artist with clients like Shaw Studio and internationally celebrated musicians. His illustrations have graced album covers and his animation work has won a Red Dot: Junior Award. His painting series has also been exhibited in Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) in Seattle, Washington.

IAN

Education Consultant


Education:

  • Leeds Beckett University, BA (Hons) Marketing

Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

"Don't miss any deadline."

Ian is an experienced education consultant and has a background in marketing. He comes equipped with years of experience in higher education procedures and is knowledgeable in overseas education requirements especially for the UK and the US. He is a skilled public speaker and has comprehensive interview knowledge for education & job-seeking, ensuring Konrede's clients are ready to go. He has also worked at one of Hong Kong’s top international schools and participated in a variety of school events, making him familiar with different school levels locally as well as internationally.