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British designer Gavin Munro growing trees into furniture

Mr Munro nurtures the trees and coaxes them into shape, through years of pruning, coppicing and grafting.


DEEP in the English countryside, there's a bizarre sight: rows of trees being grown into upside-down chairs, slowly taking shape over years of careful nurturing.

Around 150 armchairs, 100 lampshades and other items including mirror frames are being grown out of the