Our Studio Renovation Project

Our Studio Renovation Project

This year we’re building a new home for George & Willy. It has always been important for us to have a studio space that encourages productivity as well as creativity. It comes down to wanting to love where we work, so we turn up each day and don’t want to be anywhere else.
Websters Tea Tour

Websters Tea Tour

Meet Mark from Webster’s Tea, a man who is all about improving New Zealand’s tea break. We went on a tour of his tea shop where he packages & sells his premium organic, loose leaf tea. Watch the video of the tour below. Enjoy.
Interior Design Essentials with Buster Caldwell from Wonder Group

Interior Design Essentials with Buster Caldwell from Wonder Group

When it comes to Interior Design, Buster Caldwell knows what he’s doing. He’s the founder of Wonder Group, an award winning Interior Design studio in Auckland, New Zealand, who is to credit for producing some of the most tasteful spaces in the city. We spoke to Buster about the in’s and out’s of his design process as well as what he focuses on when designing a hospitality space.
Meet Hugo Baird from Hotel Ponsonby

Meet Hugo Baird from Hotel Ponsonby

We recently met with Hugo Baird, a successful restauranteur, about his biggest learning curves working in the hospitality industry, his sources of inspiration and the non-negotiables when it comes to designing a hospitality space.
How to Hygge: Finding joy in the small things with Alexandra Gove

How to Hygge: Finding joy in the small things with Alexandra Gove

We couldn't think of a better time to share a post on the art of hygge, a Danish concept pronounced "hoo-ga" that focuses on finding happiness in the little things, with well-being, coziness and contentment at the forefront. We also couldn't think of anyone better to educate us on the idea than Alexandra Gove, co-founder of interiors store and cafe Hygge Life in Eaglevail, Colorado.
The George & Willy Motorbike Trip

The George & Willy Motorbike Trip

Being a workplace built upon the ideology of fun means two things. One, we are always scheming extracurricular activities to keep the engagement of everyone high and two, we have to follow through with some of these often outlandish ideas. We have had a fair share of whimsical ideas but the motorbike trip finds itself very high up the list.
The Best Menu Design Examples

The Best Menu Design Examples

Dining out has become a lifestyle and way of life for many people. Not because we can't make a good coffee in the comfort of our own kitchen, but because it is a central part of our modern social lives. 
The Best Ways to Achieve Industrial Design Aesthetics

The Best Ways to Achieve Industrial Design Aesthetics

Industrial Design considers many concepts and ideas. This style tracks back to the 18th century, during which warehouses and factories were constructed from brick, iron, steel, and concrete, all materials able to stand the test of time. 
How to Install the A-Frame Sign

How to Install the A-Frame Sign

The A-Frame Sandwich Board is a better way to display your business on the street with a focus on longevity and quality. This sign is a simple and functional take on the traditional sandwich board. 
Quality Minimalist Signage For Your Wedding

Quality Minimalist Signage For Your Wedding

From wedding welcome signs to sidewalk signs, wayfinders, menu signage or bar directions, signage for your wedding can be the magic touch to your big day that pulls everything together perfectly. More than just a way to display important information, wedding signage will complement your style and vision for the big day, an important aspect to ensure everything runs smoothly - and looks amazing. 
Five Uses for the Wooden Pegboard

Five Uses for the Wooden Pegboard

The Wooden Pegboard is one of George & Willy's original products. Many a day has been spent in the workshop sanding pegboards with Kenny Rogers playing loudly so we can hear it over the sanders.

Take The Outside Lane - Meet George at Lane Eight Coffee London

Take The Outside Lane - Meet George at Lane Eight Coffee London

We recently caught up with George Rendall, the passionate owner of London-based café Lane Eight Coffee. With two venues, one in East Dulwich and one in Clapham Common, the cafes are relaxing havens among the busy bustle of London, a cosy and friendly spot to pick up a flat white and pan au raisin on the morning commute or weekend stroll.