Felt is based in Christchurch, New Zealand, and run by a dedicated team of four: Lucy, Marcel, Jo, and Blake. For Felt’s birthday, the team stepped out from behind the website to answer some questions about what they do, why they do it, and what it’s like to work on Felt.
We’re celebrating 15 years of Felt this month! Since 2007, we’ve been providing thousands of New Zealand makers with a platform to connect with customers and thrive. To mark the occasion, we’re taking a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come and enjoy a little trip down memory lane.
For Felt’s 15th birthday, we’re taking a little peek behind the scenes and finding out the important stuff. What is the story behind Felt’s name? Where, exactly, does Felt reside? What do two chickens and an Irish Wolfhound have to do with anything? Here’s 15 facts you might not know about Felt.
Monday mornings are hard enough without your favourite website disappearing! Unfortunately our week got off to a rough start with Felt’s host server crashing early on Monday morning, leaving us offline for several hours and causing a bit of a go-slow on Felt when we did get it back. I know it’s really been frustrating for many of you, and I’m very sorry for any excess stress it has caused.
WOW! Felt talent was out in force at this year’s World of Wearable Arts show.
As well as our own birthday here at Felt, we’re celebrating the arrival of the first Felt team junior. You might have seen mention in our April newsletter that Rose was expecting. I’m delighted to announce that baby Hamish was born on Tuesday weighing 3.98kg, and both mum and bub are doing well. And yes, that was Felt’s birthday – what an auspicious date to make one’s entrance! Congratulations Rose and Josh, and welcome to the world little Hamish!
A few weeks back, you may remember I mentioned our ill-fated Felt planning meeting scheduled for 1pm on Tuesday 22 February. I’m happy to report that Rose, Marcel and I rescheduled, restocked our Post-it supply, and things are back on track!
Briar is the newest addition to the Felt team. Working quietly behind the scenes, she is doing several little jobs that are necessary in the day to day running of Felt. She can answer your most basic questions, moderate your photos (thus getting a sneak … Read more »