Sonzai 存在 : (noun) Existence, being, presence.
Helping brands achieve a sustainable future through strategy, communication and education.
Sonzai Studios empowers brands to achieve a sustainable future through strategy, communication and creativity. We support international clientele across various retail industries including fashion, technology and homewares.
Sonzai Studios Director, Celeste Tesoriero, has extensive experience balancing purpose, commerciality and creativity. With 15 years of international industry experience, including operating her own eponymous sustainable brand, Tesoriero has received seven design award nominations, including WGSNs Emerging Talent award and the International Woolmark Prize. As sustainability manager of UK luxury brand Roland Mouret, and a member of British Fashion Council's Positive Fashion Committee, Tesoriero has worked alongside the sustainability experts of Vivienne Westwood, Kering (Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga), Matches Fashion, and Selfridges. Her work in the UK instigated her passion for partnerships and inspired the launch of Sonzai Studios.
"My career as a designer and brand owner forms the backbone of my services. My services are flexible to best meet the needs of my clients, yet structured and systemised for success. Whether they are beginning their sustainability journey, looking to best communicate their progress, or wanting to take their commitments to the next level, I want to help get them there."