Joni Sternberg is a sought after wardrobe stylist and costume designer with a professional career spanning over 15 years.
Her clients include major global brands such as Apple, Belstaff, Ebay, Google and Toyota on the advertising side. Her TV work includes ABC studios, Comedy Central and MTV and she was lead costume designer on the award winning IFC movie Sky starring Diane Kruger, Lena Dunham and Norman Reedus.
Joni’s exposure to the film and TV industry began in her early teens whilst working after school at her mother’s casting directing agency in South Africa. She was captivated by the fast paced, ever changing world of film and TV. It was at the age of 19 when she moved to London, England, that she realized she wanted to become a costume designer, specifically influenced by the designs of Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen; the diverse melting pot of the city and its creativity, music and the punk fashions. She went on to study Fashion Design in Cape town before moving to California to follow her calling in the TV and Film industry.
In December 2016 Joni joined The Costume Designers Guild, Local 892, for her many years of experience.
Joni has worked lead wardrobe from a five person commercial to 300 person strong cast, from a one day shoot to multi month feature films.
Joni prides herself on her longstanding industry relationships and has been on the roster of multiple producers and directors for over a decade. She is a go to for her clients when making the vision of their project a reality, providing creative direction and mood boards as needed and is able to begin work even at treatment stage on a project.
Joni remains fascinated by the history of fashion, costume design and heavily influenced by rock and roll, 50's, 60's and 70's vintage styles, fantasy, science fiction, popular-culture and sub-culture cult classics, old school surf,skate and punk culture, art deco and so much more.
In her spare time she loves to take long motorcycle trips on her Harley, goes to art exhibition, explores great outdoors and travels.
IFC FILMS- APPLE - SQUARE - HARLEY DAVIDSON -
HONDA - TOYOTA - MTV -
GOOGLE - HEWLETT PACKARD - MACY'S -
XFINITY - FANHATTAN TV - FELTREIGER -
DICE MAGAZINE - NORTON - ABC STUDIOS -
DIGNITY HEALTH - HEALTHNETWORK - LINKEDIN -
PAYPAL - CHEVY - EBAY - ZICAM - HOMELEGANCE FURNITURE - BELLSTAFF