News & Press

Our First Prototypes’ Photoshoot – March 2015

We have our first two Pendant Lamps and a Chair. These are grown from Willow – Salix Viminalis – which is a joy to graft and to shape. We’re really lucky to have the very talented Gavin Repton on board to take some of the pictures and to be making some short films. 

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The Times – Jim Dixon’s article – 2015

We had the honour of bringing Jim Dixon, the former Chief Executive of the Peak National Park, to the Furniture Field in early March. He writes for the Times on a Saturday morning and was kind enough to include us in his Nature Notebook. Thanks Jim!    

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Derbyshire Life – November 2014

The lovely Sally Mosley popped her head over the wall to find out what was going on, and then later for a proper visit and to write an article for Derbyshire Life, appearing in the November 2015 publication. Derbyshire Life Article

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Climate KIC – Valencia – October 2014

Climate KIC Workshop on Entrepreneurial Marketing in Valencia in October 2014. Pictured standing are Xelo Romero, Gavin Munro & MIT’s Bill Aulet. The lower picture is a room shot during the workshop, featuring Peni from Greengineering in the foreground.

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BBC Radio Derby – 19th August 2014 & Monday 20th April 2015

We’re really privileged to have hosted Andy Potter from BBC Radio Derby twice now. After about 2 hours 14 minutes there’s a 25 minute (with some songs) feature on us. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02ntnsl   (A link to Andy Potter’s BBC Radio Derby show on 19th August 2014 – we feature after 1 hour & 36 minutes… Sadly, […]

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Dr. Chris Cattle – his visit to Full Grown in July 2014

Today we were honoured to host Dr. Chris Cattle, one of Gavin Munro’s furniture heroes. Dr. Cattle has been proposing using trees grown directly for manufacturing for years, and it was great to meet, discuss & share experience with him. Thanks again, especially for the pepper grinder. http://www.grown-furniture.co.uk    

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