The A Team

Taryn Leathem

General Manager – Operations

Taryn has more than 20 years of industry knowledge which she uses to motivate and encourage the Artiture team to success. She is passionate about joinery and loves to push the resources that Artiture works with to the limit. She enjoys the creative process of turning a vision into a reality.

Taryn is relentless in her drive to exceed customer satisfaction, quality, DIFOT, and she is fervent in her belief that Artiture’s greatest asset are its people.

09-4422424, Press 3
021 748 916

George Hardy

Commercial Manager

George has 20+ years of experience in the joinery industry. He started on the factory floor and as a qualified tradesman quickly rose to management roles. He subsequently gained extensive management experience running a significant joinery factory for 15 years. As our Commercial Manager George drives the sales and pricing for the business and is the first point of contact for most of our clients.

09-4422424, Press 1
022 509 4209

Fran Chen


Fran is a fully qualified accountant with a master degree in Accounting (first class honours). Her excellent work ethics and accounting knowledge would ensure that all accounts are processed in a timely and professional manner. She can also provide valuable analysis on finance management to achieve the best financial controlling for Artiture. For any accounts enquires, Fran is your first point of contract via phone or email.

09-4422424, Press 2
022 6955 355

Lance van Beurden

Project Management & Design

Lance brings more than 20 years of joinery industry experience to Artiture. A fully trade-qualified furniture maker, he has deep knowledge of multiple CAD packages and CNC machines. He is also skilled at rationalising material use to deliver highly efficient solutions. With a focus on the end user, Lance thrives on collaborative problem-solving and teamwork, resulting in outstanding products and solutions for customers.

09-4422424, Press 5
027 413 1061

Brandon Obeda

Production Design

Armed with a Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacture Brandon is the engine in our production design department. He takes your drawings and develops them into workshop drawings and ultimately machining files for the CNC. Brandon uses our state of the art software Microvellum which makes this process seemless. Architects .dwg drawings are uploaded directly and modified to add all the detail required to make a real piece of joinery.

022 5100 209

Paul Lu

Managing Director

Paul is the managing director of Artiture. With years of experiences on general business management and customer service, he is dedicated to provide excellent service to Artiture’s clients through a highly professional team. His ultimate goal is to make Artiture the number 1. bespoke commercial joinery manufacturer in New Zealand, starting from delivering each project in premium quality as well as cost-effectively. He is happy to discuss any prospective opportunities with any clients and listen to their clients’ feedback.

09-4422424, Press 6
021 0474 988

In the workshop

At Artiture we are eight tradespeople, many of whom have been with us since the beginning. To compete at the highest level, we recruit, train, develop, and retain the best available talent in the industry.

We consider every employee to be an extended member of the family business. As a result each person in our team cares passionately about their job. Our people are dedicating to achieving the highest levels of product quality and customer satisfaction.

Artiture. Awards

Artiture has been awarded some of the highest accolades in Business over the company’s history. MD Michael Law hails the awards as “representing the individual commitment and efforts of each and every employee.”

Artiture. Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility is core to our value system here at Artiture Joinery Group. We are a major local employer, who are proud to have contributed to local industry.


We have developed a structured apprenticeship programme and are accredited training providers.

Please email us to find out more on how you could join our programme or call us on 09 442 2424.

Employment Opportunities

Artiture is a growing company. We are always interested in receiving CV’s from any potential employee.

You can e-mail your CV to us at or call us on 09 442 2424.