Cousins take pain out of flat-pack furniture

Patented interlocking clips to simplify assembly have caught the imagination of furniture giants and are already shipping to 60 countries worldwide

27th August, 2017
Brendan Phillips, chief executive of Ovvo Furniture

Co Louth cousins Brendan and Sean Phillips have the global flat-pack furniture market in their sights with a new system that promises to do away with the tools usually required for self-assembly.

The interlocking Ovvo system uses self-clamping clips to join the various components of flat-pack furniture sets together.

The design was invented by Dundalk-based joiner Sean Phillips, who brought his cousin, engineer Brendan Phillips, on board three years ago to establish Ovvo. It has...

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