Bamtino: the future of furniture design?

Bamtino has been featured in the excellent publication Idealog, and they had plenty of nice things to say about us! “A Kiwi startup has big plans to shake up the furniture industry by putting clients in touch with makers ready to create things custom-made for their space. Could this be the next big thing in […]

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Client Story: Mike Pero’s Wardrobe

Christchurch man Mike Pero has commissioned a guestroom wardrobe through Bamtino. He’s chosen Ashburton-based joiner Murray Milne to do the job and today was site measure day. I was there to take some snaps! Enjoy, Adrien

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Client Story- Aline and Alasdair Duncan

At Bamtino our aim to make it easier to commission a bespoke piece of furniture. We love getting feedback and stories from happy clients- here is one of them:   “We decided to get our furniture custom made because everything we saw in stores looked bland and generic; nothing felt special enough for us to want […]

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Client Story: Colette and the Makers of Kilmarnock

At Bamtino our aim to make it easier to commission a bespoke piece of furniture. We love getting feedback and stories from happy clients- here is one of them:   “Using Bamtino was seamless, fun, and easy to do from far away. I wanted to have something special made for my granddaughter to fit a certain […]

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Bespoke is Back

  Hipsters not hippies, are leading a new craft revival. The wheel turns. Once upon a time custom made was how it was. There was no power other than the hand. Then machines came along, and repetition and economies of scale were possible. And then, in the 70s, the wheel was reinvented. We had a […]

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A little more coverage…

  Bamtino has been featured in The Press’ At Home insert today. It was only a brief mention, but it’s nice to get the word out there! Have a read below. Cheers, Adrien  

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Building Innovation Launch

Bamtino was one of four businesses invited to be a part of the government’s Business Growth Agenda launch yesterday. We got a chance to showcase our business to MPs Steven Joyce and Amy Adams, as well as other influential people in the local tech industry. The event was held at EPIC  (the Enterprise Precinct Innovation Centre) here in Christchurch […]

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Australian Wood Review Article

Our friends across the ditch at the Australian Wood Review kindly published the article about Bamtino below on their site. Thanks for the support! NZ Bespoke Online 24 Sep 2015 It’s early days but with what appears to be a similar modus operandi, Christchurch start-up Bamtino Bespoke has today opened its online doors to New Zealanders via Bamtino […]

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THE STARTUP DREAM

  Jonathan and I are busy building Bamtino ahead of our proper launch at the end of this month. We’re working out of a shared space called GreenHouse in Christchurch as one of ten start-ups taking part in a business accelerator. It’s all going well but it’s gruelling work. I left my job as a […]

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THE BEGINNING

Alright, this is it! Team Bamtino have moved into our new home at the GreenHouse building in Christchurch. It’s right in the middle of the city’s Innovation Precinct… above the old Twisted Hop which was a favourite bar of mine before the earthquakes. It’s nice to be home after four years living away from Christchurch. […]

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