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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…

January 4, 2015

Mae’n tudalen Gymraeg yn fyw!

Ar ôl seibiant wir haeddiannol dros ‘Dolig ni ‘di ail-danio’n barod ar gyfer y flwyddyn newydd, ac wedi cael cyfle [o’r diwedd!] i gyfansoddi ein tudalen gwe Cymraeg! Fe’i weler yn y brif ddewislen.  Rhannwch y linc plis! ongl.co.uk/cymraeg After a well deserved break over Christmas, we’re feeling recharged and ready to take on 2015!  And guess…

November 11, 2014

Cardiff Contemporary : Part 2

The Beuys Pavilion #2 that stands in place of the first was designed in partnership with Cardiff based artist David Sopwith as a locus for the remaining ‘Mapping the Inconsequential’ micro residencies during Cardiff Contemporary’s 5 weeks programme; realised this time as a classic white cube, penetrable only through the exchange of ideas between the wider public, artists, architects, and…

November 3, 2014

Cardiff Contemporary : Part 1

Cardiff Contemporary, a citywide festival of visual arts over 5 weeks, played host to the Beuys Pavilion – a sculpture and functional engagement space in collaboration with EMP Projects and Design Circle RSAW South. As the first of the Beuys Pavilion’s 5 micro-residencies, we worked with members of public and volunteers from Cardiff School of Art & Design’s Architectural Design…

October 18, 2014

Dancing On The Sea Lion with the Samoans

Hats off to Cardiff based band Samoans on their latest album’s nomination for the Welsh Music Prize 2013-14.  The Samoans’ album ‘Rescue’ joins 11 other shortlisted for the prize, including Manic Street Preachers, Gruff Rhys and Cate Le Bon. The prize was launched to coincide with SWN festival, and so we wait with baited breath to hear who’s bagged the…

September 21, 2014

Green Man Sessions 2014

You’ve probably noticed us going wild for Green Man backstage sessions via twitter and Facebook lately.  Well, it’s all been in aid of showcasing a set we designed and made for the festival’s live sessions tent this August. Team Ongl and our eager assistant Matt Allmark pitched up in crew camping, joining the rest of…

September 16, 2014

Our launch night fuelled by beer and cakes!

The paint brushes are cleaned and the brown paper in the window is down.  Home byKirsty opened its doors to the public on August  21st 2014 to reveal beautifully designed products; lovingly curated by lighting and homeware designer-maker Kirsty Patrick; showcased in an unique interior designed, made and fitted by us! Nestled within Cardiff’s vibrant…