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Made In UK

By Tom Allen 2 months ago 3852 Views

Starting this business together back in 2016, Robin and myself investigated quite a few approaches before settling on how we would do things at Grain, but one thing that was never changed (or questioned), was the decision to make all of our furniture ourselves, by hand, right here in the UK.

The Size Guide

By Tom Allen 2 months ago 679 Views

Welcome to our handy size guide. In here we've shown you a few examples to help make that perfectly sized decision a little bit easier.

Space Conscious Furniture

By Tom Allen 2 months ago 885 Views

When it comes to furniture, the smallest measurement can transform a space. That’s why we make space conscious furniture.

The Roots Partnership

By Tom Allen 3 months ago 433 Views

We don’t have showrooms, we only sell online. Whilst that sounds like a negative when it comes to furniture, we saw it as an opportunity and as a result The Root Partnership was born.

Seed Subscribers

By Tom Allen 3 months ago 426 Views

All of our product development has been done in the real world with our Seeds. Seed Subscribers are the reason we’re in this position today, their support, critique and feedback has helped shape our design range.


The Woburn Desk

By Robin Tyler 3 months ago 538 Views

Working from home… the new normal? Certainly on the increase, along with careers based around freelancing.


Edge Grain Ply

By Tom Allen 3 months ago 533 Views

Have you heard of it before?... No?... We’re not surprised, it’s not a common wood type, for some very good reasons. It’s hard to make, It’s time consuming and to get the best results, you need to do it by hand.


Inside Robin's Nest

By Robin Tyler 7 months ago 670 Views

In many ways, Grain is a hobby we’re now lucky enough to have as a business.

Myself (hi, Robin here) and Tom have been tinkering and experimenting with making in our spare time for years. So much so that Tom convinced me to let the Grain cameras into my home – half to prove we really do live in our own furniture and half to force me to clean.

To clarify, I don’t live with Tom. I’m not sure either of us could handle that. My housemate is Rich, a friend from university. I moved into his two-bed flat in Kentish Town in 2014.