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Anthony Stones


Anthony Stones worked in design for NZ television for over 20 years, with credits ranging from drama to current affairs. After five years as TV2's head of design, he returned to his English birthplace in 1983. Outside of television, Stones made well-known public sculptures in Aotearoa, the UK and China; he died in China in September 2016, aged 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