Andrew Conley is the newest recruit to the Hobs Studio team in Manchester. He is regarded as one of Britain’s foremost 3D model makers, having worked on the new Wembley Stadium for Foster & Partners, among other key schemes.
We grabbed a minute with Andy to ask him some quick fire questions –
- What three words best describe you? Hardworking, friendly, conscientious
- What’s your job in a nutshell? Running the 3d Print Production & Model Making. This involves every stage from selling & quoting a model, designing it to meet the customer’s needs, all the elements of production, and delivery & set up. Also combining physical modelling with 3d laser scanning, AR & VR services to offer the customer a full package of services to communicate their ideas & designs.
- What’s Hobs Studio in a nutshell? Hobs Studio is a one stop shop for Data Capture, 3D Modelling, 3D Printing, Architectural Modelling, 3D Visualisations, Augmented Reality, Animations, Virtual Reality, BIM Support Services, and Collaboration Software. It is the first of its kind to offer all of these services under one roof.
- What are you working on right now? I making a 1:1 (full-scale) prototype of a retail kiosk for Fujitsu. Their client will be exhibiting at a trade show in Germany.
- If you knew it was your last day on earth, how would you spend it? I’d go for a walk up Mount Snowdon with my closest friends – great views, good exercise, and an opportunity to catch up all the way through the walk.
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever had? Be yourself.
- You win a free holiday to anywhere you like – where would you go? I’d go to the Canadian Rockies.
- What’s your favourite film? Top Gun – it’s got everything action, romance, tragedy, Maverick & Goose.
- Do you have an embarrassing moment you’d like to share? Last week I was getting changed at the gym – I pulled my t shirt over my head with a bit too much enthusiasm and managed to slap an old man in the head!
- If you were on a desert island which 3 items would you like with you? A Huf Haus (Google it!) to assemble and live in – that would keep me busy, a good camera and a BBQ.
If you’re interested in speaking to Andrew contact him at Hobs Studio Manchester.
First Published December 2013.