Born 1970, Dean Poole is co-founder and creative director of Alt Group, a multidisciplinary design company based in New Zealand. He studied at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, majoring in sculpture, graduating in 1993. Committed to raising the profile of New Zealand design locally and internationally, he has been involved in the establishment of the Design in Business Awards with The Designers Institute of New Zealand and the Better by Design program in conjunction with government agency New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Dean has helped conceptualize and deliver on a number of national interest projects including the promotion of New Zealand creative industries for Brand New Zealand.
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