News & Press

Design Museum of Barcelona – Makea Tu Vida – Spain, November 2016

We were contacted recently by Mirea Juan from Makea Tu Vida, a Spanish-based art collective focussed on showing the benefits of reversing throwaway culture. She asked us whether we could send along some grown pieces for REHOGAR, an exhibition “centered in open practices around Design, that pose modifications in actual consumer habits, that are capable […]

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Chair Harvest and Great Big Story – 4th October 2016

The 4th was a very good day for us here at Full Grown. We were joined by Chris from Great Big Story, a video network set up by the American news giant CNN, “dedicated to the untold, the overlooked and the flat-out amazing.”. As you can probably guess, that made us incredibly proud. Chris was a […]

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The National Craft and Design Centre – UK – 2016

The National Craft and Design Centre, based in Lincon (UK), had an exhibition we were part of. Bryony Windsor came to see us in June 2016 after her intern had found our company and wanted us to be part of it. Please follow the link for their website. http://www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk/ The exhibition went on till the […]

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The National Museum of Scotland – UK – 2016

Hard to express how happy this makes us – Our prototype willow chair has found a permanent home, where thousands of people can see it, on show at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. Our chair is flanked by Bertjan Pot and Marcel Wanders’ carbon chair and Tom Dixon’s  Fat Fresh Chair, with bloody empire […]

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The Daily Record – UK – 12 July 2016

Just snuck in to Glasgow’s The Daily Record – Great article on 30 of The National Museum of Scotland’s 3000 new exhibits – look who’s number 30! Find it online, here – http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/things-to-do/sneak-peek-best-treasures-10-8355864#f00eFfAUKhILOOeI.97  

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Tutti Cortex – Netherlands – 2016

Wouter, who runs a modern gallery in Rotterdam, came for a visit after seeing our Wiltshire Chair on display in the Museum Boijmans, which is not too far from his own gallery. He helped Chris Robinson who is a valued member of the team develop a miniature prototype chair and table. He has written about […]

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The Wiltshire Chair – Triptych

The Wiltshire Chair, in its various stages… This chair was grown in Gavin’s mother-in-law’s garden, and made from four Ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraxinus) grafted together. The methodology has changed, but the early success of this prototype & its grafts convinced us that this could be a viable production method. This chair has been […]

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