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Anthony Stones


Anthony Stones spent more than two decades working in design for New Zealand television shows, on everything from dramas to legendary 60s music show C'Mon. After five years as TV2's Head of Design, he returned to his birthplace in England in 1983. Outside of television, Stones made well-known public sculptures in Aotearoa, the United Kingdom and China. He died in China in September 2016, at age 82. Image credit: Photo taken and supplied by Dave Roberts

I count myself as fortunate in meeting someone like Tony, in that position at that time. He was himself an artist and extremely empathetic to the creative response from the designers he had around him. Under the Mountain designer Rob Gillies, on having Anthony Stones as a boss at TV2