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Daily Mail – Grown Furniture featured once again

Daily Mail – Grown Furniture featured once again Once again the biggest English language news website in the world was kind enough to feature us – pictures from Rod Kirkpatrick. Daily Mail – The Second Grown Furniture Article – 2018 Daily Mail – The First Grown Furniture Article – 2015 “Chairs that grow on trees! […]

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Bosco Verticale & Baubotanik – Two heroes in one day!!

Bosco Verticale & Baubotanik – Two heroes in one day!!   Gavin met a couple of his heroes on Saturday 21st April 2018, at the stunning Bosco Verticale, Laura Gatti & Ferdinand Ludwig . The conversation turned fully into plant Latin at one stage, so he enjoyed the stunning environment, especially the bees 🐝 on […]

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Exporting is GREAT!

Exporting is GREAT! We have been greatly supported by our friends at the Department for International Trade, especially our friend Kathryn Borg. With the support of the Department for International Trade, we’ve been able to export to many different countries, as well as featuring in some ad campaigns to show that if we can, you […]

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Gavin Munro speaks at Royal College of Art – January 2018

24th January 2018 – Gavin was delighted to be invited by the illustrious Hannah Stewart, of the Royal College of Art to explain Full Grown to Future Make Spaces in Redistributed Manufacturing project.   Speaking with Asif Moghal of  Autodesk speaking of the self-designing robots of the future, together with John Willshire of Smithery , speaking of all […]

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Atlas Obscura – December 13th, 2017

Back in November we had the privilege of hosting the wonderful Sarah Laskow from Atlas Obscura. Sarah came all the way from the USA to our Derbyshire orchard, and spent a somewhat grey and damp day interviewing Gavin, Ed, and Chris. The result is one of our favourite pieces yet – an incredibly well-written and […]

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Interzum – Cologne, Germany 2017

Interzum – Cologne, Germany 2017 Another big event for Gavin, as he was asked to both exhibit and speak at one of the world’s largest fairs for furniture production and interior design, Interzum, held in Cologne, Germany. As part of the “Circular Thinking” conference, Gavin spoke to a number of the fair’s attendees, mainly comprised […]

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European Academy of Design Conference – 14th April 2017

European Academy of Design Conference – 14th April 2017 This year continued its theme of excitement, with Gavin being asked to present a keynote speech at the European Academy of Design Conference at Sapienza University, in Rome, Italy. The conference was based on the idea of “Next”, or what methods and the object produced would […]

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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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