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Kickstarter – Pledge Your Support Now!

Many of you may have received our November mailing concerning our Crowd Funding campaign. For reasons beyond our control, we were unfortunately forced to postpone the initial launch.  We did get some fantastic feedback, with many of you getting in touch asking how you could get involved. We’ve been solidifying our plans, and we have now launched our crowd […]

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URBAN COTTAGE INDUSTRIES

Very excited by our upcoming collaboration with this stylish and competent team, we’re hoping for a new series of lamp designs to start next Spring… Check them out here.

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Permanent Piece in the Nat. Museum of Scotland

We are extremely pleased to announce that our prototype willow chair has been invited in to the permanent exhibit of one of the nation’s most prestigious museums, the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. Image © Neil Hanna

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MAARTEN BAAS

We at Full Grown are thrilled to be working with Dutch designer Maarten Baas,  helping him to grow a Tree Trunk Chair that will be harvested in 200 Years! Check him out here.

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France 2 – French National News – 23rd November 2016

We had a wonderful visit from France 2 National news a few months ago; Anto brought his drone along and got some incredible hi-definition shots. And then yesterday, we aired! Gavin may well be used to broadcasted public appearances, but this was a first for our very own Chris Robinson, who handled the job marvellously, […]

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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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Kew Lecture announced for October 26th 2015

We’re very honoured and excited to be asked to talk at Kew Gardens on Monday the 26th of October. Details will be at @Kewlectures and  www.kew.org/discover/news/kew-mutual-improvement-society in due course. A big thanks to Joe Clements the fantastic student from Kew Gardens who introduced us.

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BBC Website with short film

Back in May, we had the lovely Elizabeth Hotson to visit, helping Gavin to fulfil his lifetime ambition to speak on Radio 4. Elizabeth’s article has just been published on the BBC website, together with a short film by the delightful Ed Ram (pictured here with a multi-Lina-the-dog image), who visited us in June. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32977012

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BBC Radio 4 – PM – 30th May 2015

Initially, Gavin thought he’d only be happy to talk about the Furniture on BBC Radio 4. Here we go! Start listening from 24 minutes & 13 seconds. (Picture – Gavin with Elizabeth Hotson) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05wn91k

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Kickstarter – Pledge Your Support Now!

Many of you may have received our November mailing concerning our Crowd Funding campaign. For reasons beyond our control, we were unfortunately forced to postpone the initial launch.  We did get s...read more

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