Posts Categorised: Diary

Climate KIC & The New Shed – Autumn & Winter 2014/15

  Climate KIC is an initiative of the EU, helping to maximise low-carbon activities.  They have been very generous with funding, support with business advice and some fantastic Entrepreneurs in Residence (Stephen Harries & Richard Davies – both pictured below with Gavin). This year, some of the funding went towards building a much needed shed […]


BBC Website with short film

Back in May, we had the lovely Elizabeth Hotson to visit, helping Gavin to fulfil his lifetime ambition to speak on Radio 4. Elizabeth’s article has just been published on the BBC website, together with a short film by the delightful Ed Ram (pictured here with a multi-Lina-the-dog image), who visited us in June.


BBC Radio 4 – PM – 30th May 2015

Initially, Gavin thought he’d only be happy to talk about the Furniture on BBC Radio 4. Here we go! Start listening from 24 minutes & 13 seconds. (Picture – Gavin with Elizabeth Hotson)


Spring time commute

Now its Spring time the commute home from work is getting really good. Lots of lovely trees and hedgerows that aren’t my problem! Many of our design elements though are based on things observed wandering home down the green lane.


Daily Mail – 10th April 2015

We’ve been featured on one of the biggest English language news websites in the world – the publication might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but we’ve certainly received some interest via this page. Many thanks to Daniel Miller (Article) & Stephen Lawrence (Picture Desk). 


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.    



Vitra Design Museum – Garden Futures Exhibition. 25th March – October 3rd 2023

An absolutely magnificent exhibition at Vitra Design Museum so honoured to be a part of it. Expect a massive quantity of photos! Today was press day and so brilliant. Lots of vindication for so more



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