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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 […]


Grown Willow Chair

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 […]


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 […]


Visit to National Museum of Scotland – September 2018

Visit to National Museum of Scotland A wee diversion on a trip to Scotland to finally see a Grown Chair at National Museums Scotland Delighted to finally meet Stephen Jackson, Curator of Furniture & Woodwork, & Sarah Rothwell, Curator of Modern & Contemporary Design. So kind of them to take time out of their busy […]


Design 4 Health – Keynote Speech

Design 4 Health – Keynote Speech Gavin gave a great keynote talk today at the conference Design 4 Health at Sheffield Hallam University. “Design4Health brings together designers and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods. Together we explore creative approaches and perspectives to enhance understanding and […]


Messums Wiltshire – Exhibition & Talk

A really fascinating 24 hours!! A harvest of a Grown Chair on the 29th August, then it was brought to beautiful Messums Wiltshire, ready for Gavin’s talk on the 30th August at the Messums’ Talk & Supper Club. Our fabulous teams at both ends, & also especially in the middle with our new friend Nick, made […]


The One Show – with Christine Walkden

The One Show – with Christine Walkden Another very exciting event! A few weeks ago we had the great pleasure of meeting & spending the day with Christine Walkden when she came to film us for The One Show. The programme aired tonight (3rd May 2018) – a lovely film at about 14 minutes in. […]


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! […]


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 […]