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July 1, 2017

3 years of Ongl!

It’s hard to believe it but here we are in 2017 celebrating 3 years of Ongl! We’ve had a jam packed 3 years and our third year has been no exception. It’s been full of exciting projects, collaborations and celebrations. We moved to a new premises –  a combined studio and prototype workshop in the Birchgrove suburb of…

Fabulous Welshcakes Interior Before Shots
June 25, 2017

A Fabulous Interior for Fabulous Welshcakes

Work is underway as we transform this space in Cardiff’s Castle Arcade into a fabulous interior fit for Fabulous Welshcakes.   A corner unit in Castle Arcade, directly opposite Cardiff Castle is set to be Fabulous Welshcakes newest home. Over the last 9 years, Fabulous Welshcakes have thrived in their Cardiff Bay location and seen significant…

August 3, 2015

Tent London Press Hub by Ongl Design+Make

The Press Hub for Tent London is our baby this year! Tent London and Super Brands London are regular fixtures of the London Design Festival programme.  Hosted at the Old Truman Brewery just off Brick Lane, Tent and Super Brands showcase products, furniture and general design loveliness by independent designers and established companies from all over the world….

July 1, 2015

We’re 1 year old // Ni’n flwydd oed

Where did this year go?!  We’ve worked on awesome projects with lovely clients and learnt a hell of a lot along the way (mainly how much admin is involved amongst the creative stuff) But hey, we can’t complain really, because we are living our dream!  Big thanks and cwtshes to all of you who have…

June 12, 2015

VQ Day Award Winner 2015 // Ennillydd Gwobr VQ 2015

Following on from our blog last week when we told you about Simon and his selection as a finalist for a VQ Award…..well he only went and won! Joined by the families, supporters, educators and colleagues of all the finalists at The Vocational Qualification Awards Wales held at St David’s Hotel & Spa, Cardiff on Tuesday…

June 2, 2015

A Carpenter at the Top of his Game

We cannot express how proud we are of our Carpenter Simon.  His hard work and dedication to his trade is unquestionable that’s for sure.  Not only has he been beavering away on Ongl projects; he’s also been training with SquadUK for WorldSkills São Paulo 2015, or as we like to call it – The Trades’ answer…

May 4, 2015

Our new workshop is under way!

It’s been in the pipeline for a while, but we’ve finally made a start on our bigger and better Carpentry and Painting workshop!  Cardiff will remain our hub for designing, but when it comes to making and realising our creations we’ll be retreating to our new Carmarthenshire premises.  Just a stone’s throw away from the one we…

April 7, 2015

Home byKirsty does it for the team!

So you may remember us telling you how excited we were to be a Finalist in two categories of the Cardiff Life Awards 2015?  Well, we donned our glad rags with the rest of the finalist on March 19th at Cardiff City Hall for the big reveal.  Despite no win bling for us this time around, we’re…

January 29, 2015

Cardiff Life Awards 2015

We’re over the moon to have been selected as finalists in two categories of the Cardiff Life Awards 2015-  ‘New Business’ and ‘Creative’ !  So cross your fingers and toes for us and send us your messages of support via social media platforms.  Whether we win or not, we’re looking forward to celebrating with all…