Posts Categorised: Press

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 […]


Exporting is GREAT!

Exporting is GREAT! We have been greatly supported by our friends at the Department for International Trade, especially our friend Kathryn Borg. With the support of the Department for International Trade, we’ve been able to export to many different countries, as well as featuring in some ad campaigns to show that if we can, you […]


Atlas Obscura – December 13th, 2017

Back in November we had the privilege of hosting the wonderful Sarah Laskow from Atlas Obscura. Sarah came all the way from the USA to our Derbyshire orchard, and spent a somewhat grey and damp day interviewing Gavin, Ed, and Chris. The result is one of our favourite pieces yet – an incredibly well-written and […]


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, […]



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Louis Vuitton and Arts With The Disabled

Many thanks to Louis Vuitton for our inclusion in their amazing Louis 200 project to celebrate the eponymous man’s 200th birthday and for giving each of the 200 visionaries the more