At The Fount our experience is matched only by our enthusiasm for what we do. Our professional designers ensure projects are managed well and successful outcomes are achieved with a focus on quality design and service.
For additional expertise and resource we are supported by a network of trusted suppliers and associates. They share the same high standards as us and complement the creative work we do to provide you with a comprehensive range of design services.
Chris Wadsworth Creative Director
Chris is a branding specialist and a versatile graphic designer proficient in several different media and design disciplines. He started his career in the design industry in 1993 and has comprehensive experience in corporate design and branding gained from working at a large number of graphic design studios in Amsterdam, London, Singapore, Sydney and Auckland. Since he established The Fount with Rachel Kirkland, clients have the direct benefits of Chris’s experience and professional approach to branding, design and production.
BA (hons) Degree, Graphic Design
Rachel Kirkland Art Director
Rachel is an innovative designer skilled at working across a broad range of industry sectors and design styles. Before starting The Fount with Chris Wadsworth she gained many years of international experience in London, Singapore and Sydney designing for some of the world’s leading publishers, book packaging companies, advertising agencies and corporate graphics studios. Rachel brings fresh ideas and enthusiasm to projects while her expertise in magazine and book design is invaluable for publishing clients.
BA (hons) Degree, Design for Communication Media
We work closely with key suppliers in specialised areas to offer you a seamless, integrated approach to your projects. We have a proven track record with our strategic partners and regularly collaborate with them.
Chris Bolt Web Developer
Chris is a freelance multimedia and web specialist who works closely with The Fount on web design and development projects. He brings with him extensive knowledge in web application development, content management systems, email marketing and ecommerce solutions. Chris began his multimedia career in 2002 working for the Auckland College of Education and later The University of Auckland where he developed e-learning, video and CD-ROM resources.
Graduate Diploma in Multimedia
Bachelor of Visual Arts
Renata Mathewson Marketing Services
Renata is a marketing consultant with over 20 years experience in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada. She has worked on email marketing and direct mail projects, branding campaigns, advertising and website launches. Because of her experience working in a number of industries, she is able to bring an objective sales and marketing approach to your business. Renata specialises in copywriting, editing and proof reading - helping businesses produce professionally written communications relevant to their target audience.
MBA, Marketing and Strategic Management
BA (hons) Degree, English
Magazine Journalism Certificate