Avara Studio is the creative platform for Avara Moody (they/she), a takatāpui designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau who has been working with clay since 2016. They whakapapa to Te Rārawa, Waikato-Tainui and Samoa alongside their European heritage. Home for them is Kapanga Coromandel Town where their family have been living for many generations on Te Patukirikiri land. Avara has a Masters in Design specialising in industrial/product design which informs the way they approach their ceramic and making practice. Please get in touch if you have any questions or are interested in custom orders or collaborations.


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