Jen Archer-Martin

Spatial Design Program Coordinator
Lecturer, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

+64 (04) 801 5799  ext. 63227

College of Creative Arts Profile
Massey Profile

Jen Archer-Martin is a spatial designer who works collaboratively across disciplines, with a focus on design that facilitates temporary installations, events, performances and exhibitions. Prior to returning to academia she practiced in the various fields of architectural, interior, performance and event design, and brings this industry experience to her teaching and research.

An emerging researcher, her work centres around the health and wellbeing of interconnected ecologies, and is closely linked with her teaching through the consideration of the spaces and activities of learning and practicing design. Archer-Martin coordinates and teaches primarily third and fourth year spatial design studio and research-based papers, as well as cross-disciplinary papers in the areas of critical studies and creative industries.


Meg Rollandi

Lecturer, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

Meg Rollandi is a performance designer and artist whose critical practice explores the relationships between body, space and identity, and is strongly informed by feminist theory. Her work investigates the intersections of live performance and moving image, public and private spectacle and the roles of ‘performer’ and ‘spectator’.
Rollandi teaches across all levels of the undergraduate program into spatial design studio, critical and contextual studies, enterprise, performance design and event courses.



Sven Mehzoud

Associate Professor, Spatial Design, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

Sven has taught interior architecture and spatial design for over 20 years, and has managed design programs in both New Zealand and Australia. His creative work lies at the intersection of exhibition, scenography, and interior architectural design and centres on curatorial practices for experiences of the everyday. Projects are often collaborative, and are undertaken as commissioned or invited exhibition designs and curatorial projects, ranging from urban festival designs, to public and independent museums and gallery projects, and engagements with councils and independent community groups.



Oliver Blair

Technical Demonstrator, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design
+64 (04) 801 5799 ext. 63625

College of Creative Arts Profile
Massey Profile

Oliver Blair (Oli) is a process-driven spatial designer interested in digital, urban and spatially rich landscapes that comment on contemporary culture. Oli teaches into multiple undergraduate levels of the spatial design department.



Julieanna Preston

Professor of Spatial Practice
Research coordinator, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

+64 (0)4 801 5799 ext 62245

Professor Julieanna Preston is a spatial artist, interior and architectural designer, theorist, and writer researching across feminist philosophy, new materialism and spatial politics. Her primary contribution as an educator stretches from PhD supervision to the new Master of Fine Arts (art and design), the Master of Design and the Postgraduate Diploma in Design.



Jacquie Naismith

Senior Lecturer, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

+64 (0)4 801 5799 ext 63654

Jacquie Naismith is a design theorist, writer and maker. She engages in interdisciplinary design research with a particular focus on design as agent of social and technological innovation and change. Her current research focuses on the social role of design in the formation of recreational places. Her concern is with the symbolic relationships between the visual representation of places, their built and natural environments, and the meaning of leisure places for those who use them.
Jacquie Naismith primarily teaches into the Postgraduate Diploma of Design, the Master of Design and critical and contextual studies.



Stuart Foster

Senior Lecturer, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design

+64 (04) 801 5799  ext. 63224

College of Creative Arts Profile
Massey Profile

Stuart Foster is a designer and researcher specialising in the emerging fields of digital interactive spatial environments and digital fabrication technologies. Foster’s research focuses on emerging technologies through the application of virtual modelling, visualising and sensing technologies to create interactive spatial environments. The founding principles of his research are drawn from architecture, phenomenology of perception and haptic technologies.



Mercia Tawhiri-Kerr

Tutor, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design



Tony De-Goldi

Tutor, Ngā Pae Māhutonga – The School of Design


Previous Staff

Dr Antony Pelosi

Lecturer – 2003-2016
Spatial Design Program Director – 2012-2016

Currently: Senior Lecturer, Te Kura Waihanga | School of Architecture
Victoria University of Wellington , New Zealand


Sam Trubridge

Lecturer –


Amanda Yates

Lecturer –
Spatial Design Program Director –


Dr Dorita Hannah

Lecturer –
Spatial Design Program Director –



Last modified: March 1, 2018