Hoek Home raises $600,000 in funding from private investors

Dubliner Conor Coghlan is co-founder of New York-based furniture firm which has developed a line of sustainable furniture that clicks together with no bolts or screws

Conor Coghlan, right, works with fabricator Ben Tripp Smith at his A05 Studio in Brooklyn, New York. Picture: Corey Sipkin

Hoek Home, an Irish designer’s sustainable furniture start-up, has raised $600,000 in funding from a group of private investors, including Jack Pierce, the co-founder of Wayflyer.

The New York-based company, which was founded by Conor Coghlan and Brian Chu, has developed a line of furniture which can be pieced together using a unique flexible joint design patented by Hoek Home.

Coghlan, originally from Dublin and now living in Brooklyn, New York, told the Business Post ...