Close

Paper Plane takes off in Tauranga

Paper Plane takes off in Tauranga
Mt Maunganui designer Timothy John (who we interviewed last year) has been a busy bee. Along with his interior designer wife, Krista Plews, he's launched Paper Plane, a physical and online store for their new inhouse brand.

Mt Maunganui designer Timothy John (who we interviewed last year) has been a busy bee. Along with his interior designer wife, Krista Plews, he's launched a new line of furniture for Paper Plane, their inhouse brand which has both a physical and online store.

Most Paper Plane pieces are customisable in some way, and all products are made locally in Tauranga for residential or commercial use. One of the key drivers behind opening Paper Plane, he says, was to expand his eponymous range while keeping it affordable and local. 

Adds Plews: "Beyond the development of our own range, we are focussed on curating quality products with a clear function and a point of difference at an accessible price point. As we grow, we are excited to collaborate with other creatives across a number of lifestyle oriented fields."

Have a peek at some of their offerings below:paper plane timothy john furniturepaper plane timothy john furniturepaper plane timothy john furniture

Idealog has been covering the most interesting people, businesses and issues from the fields of innovation, design, technology and urban development for over 12 years. And we're asking for your support so we can keep telling those stories, inspire more entrepreneurs to start their own businesses and keep pushing New Zealand forward. Give over $5 a month and you will not only be supporting New Zealand innovation, but you’ll also receive a print subscription, an Idealog t-shirt and a copy of the new book by David Downs and Dr. Michelle Dickinson, No. 8 Recharged (while stocks last).