Kids’ Furniture For Adult Eyeballs

26th July 2017By Kelly DareStartup Garage, Sustainability, Talks, Woodwork

” Plyhome is a built upon the blinding frustration I felt when I was assembling furniture for my kids”. – Anna Gilhooly, co-founder of Plyhome.   Above : Plyhome’s Junior Bed.    1st Assembly was lucky to play host to Anna Gilhooly and Rips Cassels, the co-foundering marketing and engineering team behind one of Lower Hutt’s gems … Read More

Jack Candlish | Organic Dynamic

17th May 2016By Kelly DareLightning Lab Manufacturing, Manufacturing Spotlight, Woodwork

About 2 years ago Jack Candlish combined his love of woodwork with a passion for surfing and started producing wooden surfboards. In August 2015 Jack was a part of Creative HQ’s first Lightning Lab Manufacturing programme, run out of the space now known as 1st Assembly, in The Hutt. Jack recently came in to chat … Read More