Posts Categorised: Diary

Visit to David Nash – March 2015

 David Nash, the famous Nature Artist, has long been a hero of Full Grown’s Gavin. On the 20th March 20145, Gavin was thrilled to be able to meet him in person, visiting his amazing studio & workshops in Blaenau Ffestiniog. Joe Clements, a Kew Gardens Diploma student, was instrumental in setting up this meeting, for which […]


Derbyshire Life – November 2014

The lovely Sally Mosley popped her head over the wall to find out what was going on, and then later for a proper visit and to write an article for Derbyshire Life, appearing in the November 2015 publication. Derbyshire Life Article


Climate KIC – Valencia – October 2014

Climate KIC Workshop on Entrepreneurial Marketing in Valencia in October 2014. Pictured standing are Xelo Romero, Gavin Munro & MIT’s Bill Aulet. The lower picture is a room shot during the workshop, featuring Peni from Greengineering in the foreground.


Dr. Chris Cattle – his visit to Full Grown in July 2014

Today we were honoured to host Dr. Chris Cattle, one of Gavin Munro’s furniture heroes. Dr. Cattle has been proposing using trees grown directly for manufacturing for years, and it was great to meet, discuss & share experience with him. Thanks again, especially for the pepper grinder.    


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A Sunny Day in the Furniture Field!

A beautifully sunny day in the Furniture Field. Here you can see a couple of rows of lamps in the foreground, with some chairs behind.  Believe us when we say it isn’t always sunny, but at least when it rains, this keeps the trees watered for us…



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 & more



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