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Studio Avant-Garde is a global communications consultancy in London, New York & Pakistan. 

We develop smart strategies, compelling narratives that expand our clients' share of voice, enhance their brand value and - most important - engage key audiences in a global marketplace. 

Our client list ranges from the non-profit sector, corporate companies that are ethically friendly and lifestyle / fashion brands with an avant-garde flair! 



International media relations

From print, digital, broadcast and social to influencers, we will broker your valuable news to the right audiences across local, national and international media.

Media and messaging training

We equip you with the skills and confidence to help you convey your message through media, and to be able to cope with challenging interviews, should the occasion arise. We cover mock print, TV and radio interviews.

Social media marketing

We manage social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Instagram on your behalf. We use relevant social media marketing services to help businesses grow and meet goals.



Crisis Communications

Crises are show-stopping events that can threaten an organization’s reputation and viability. We can help you prepare for a crisis before it occurs; respond to a crisis when it occurs; and help rebuild your reputation after the crisis.

Strategy development

We will set the tone and direction so that all communication activities, products and materials work in harmony to achieve the desired change.



We are proud to have a diverse portfolio from launching international fashion brands in Pakistan to developing global communications strategies for humanitarian organizations.


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Kai Akram


Founder and Managing Director

London and New York 

As well as directing Studio Avant-Garde, Kai works for an international NGO as a senior publicist and has experience managing global PR campaigns in North and Central America, Asia Pacific, Africa and Europe.


Kai has worked in public relations since graduating in 2008 and has represented clients in the NGO sector, fashion & lifestyle, corporate - she is very passionate to work with NGO’s and on social justice issues.


Amal Piracha


Co-Founder and Deputy Managing Director


Amal has extensive experience in brand management & marketing. She forged her career at a multinational company in Pakistan and is now manages the base in Pakistan.


With an educational background in Marketing and Economics along with her experience in strategy, branding and PR in Boston, London and Pakistan, Amal brings a diverse insight of various sectors. 


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Feel free to write to us for more information:


London, UK

New York, USA

Where we are located:

Lahore, Pakistan

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