Why shopping for custom furniture is a mindset shift.
I started Messen for one simple reason: when we moved into our new apartment, we couldn’t find furniture that fit. I was frustrated because as I talked about last week,...Read more
Building things, creativity and mindfulness: my story on becoming a woodworker.
For the last couple blog posts I’ve talked about my small business philosophy, and a little bit about the qualities that make Messen a special company. Today, I want to...Read more
Messen’s four “M’s” to create the ultimate furniture.
Messen has been motivated by four goals since the beginning, and those goals are everything that our brand is about:
- Made in Canada
- Made Custom
- Made Sustainably
- Made Better
These 4 M’s are the base-pairs of our corporate DNA, and we don’t think there’s anyone else as committed to them as we are.
A new kind of e-commerce: giving people what they want, locally.
Today, I’m proudly launching my first business and I could not be more excited than to bring Messen furniture to Kelowna. As local businesses, we can (and must) make buying easier for our customers than it ever has before - and Messen is trying to do exactly that.Read more