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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



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.


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. The exhibition went on till the […]


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 –