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Domus Magazine with 8 Projects to keep an eye on… 1st April 2019

A low-cost self-driving car, a chair literally cultivated and cut from tree, an online archive of recipes to allow people to create at home the materials of the future are among the projects on show at the Cité du Design. Eight projects to keep an eye on at the Saint-Étienne Design Biennial, where design is […]

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Interior Design Magazine, 7th April 2019 – The 2019 Biennale Design in Saint-Étienne Highlights Common Ground

Giovanna Dunmall for Interior Design Magazine writes The 11th edition of the Biennale Internationale Design in Saint-Étienne is underway, celebrating the theme Me, You, Nous: Designing Common Ground. The standout show—“Systems, not Stuff”—was created by this year’s Biennale curator Lisa White and focuses on the need for new systems of making and consuming things, recycling them, […]

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Le Monde – March 28th 2019

Another day, another marvellous article, this time in French from the world-famous Le Monde… The article talks about other exhibitors in St Etienne using the natural world to create objects & also the exhibition in Paris at the Pompidou Centre. Fantastique!   https://www.lemonde.fr/…/design-la-nature-a-l-uvre_5441250_…

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CBS Sunday Morning – March 2019

CBS Sunday Morning – A huge treat for us and for our fans in the USA! We were so thrilled to meet Elizabeth Palmer & Erin Lyall, and to be invited to appear on CBS’s flagship Arts programme, CBS Sunday Morning. The programme was filmed back in October, with a later visit from Erin and her […]

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St Etienne Biennale – March 2019

St Etienne Biennale – March 2019 – A Biennale for seeing, participating, thinking… Exhibitions supported by designers, artists and researchers, each around a theme related to major economic, societal or environmental issues. After Alice and Gavin met the brilliant Lisa White at Milan Furniture Fair, she honoured Full Grown by including us in her exhibition […]

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Feature in Milan-based Newspaper, Corriere della Sera – Living Section

One of Italy’s major newspapers, Corriere della Sera, kindly featured us in an article in their Living section. To be featured in a newspaper in a land renowned for such great design is a huge honour. Thank you!   The image the article features shows Stephen Jackson, Furniture Curator of the National Museum of Scotland […]

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Gavin Munro & Elizabeth Hotson amongst growing chairs

Call You & Yours – November 2018

You & Yours – BBC Radio 4 We were really happy to hear from the lovely Elisabeth Hotson once again – she first came to interview Gavin back in 2015 for the PM programme.   This year’s programme featured own You & Yours, the consumer rights programme. It begins with the excellent Peter White (22 […]

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