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headerIlia Potemine is a designer fascinated by both craft and the machine age.

3D design and Cad are not involved in the process of his realisation and creative process, celebrating handcraft and allowing space for mistakes and imperfection as a part of the design journey. Basing much of his designs on contrasts and asymmetries, the forms and materials that come together shape truly beautiful pieces.

Continue reading to find out more about the Pixel tables featured at Mint, and see more of Ilia’s work.

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We hope you enjoyed the taste of our evening below, with a few select photographs from the opening of Spring Forms. Now enjoy the video by Emiliano Verrocchio which captures the fun of the evening!

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On Thursday 12th May, we celebrated with designers and friends at the private view of our new exhibition, Spring Forms.
The evening was a great success, with high praise for the enlightening and refreshing mix of designs featured.

See below for a taste of our evening.

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It’s been a popular few months for Mint in the press. Continue reading to see more!

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Visual Communication graduate from the RCA, Daphne Christoforou is an artist and illustrator from Cyprus currently living in London.

Christoforou is fascinated by ancient oriental artwork such as Hindu imagery, Tibetan iconography and Indian Miniature painting. She is drawn to the visual richness, naiveté and historical context of this imagery, but most importantly to its depth of meaning and link with eastern philosophy and spirituality. These are elements that she aims to incorporate in her work, with a contemporary twist.

Continue reading to see more of Daphne’s work.

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Spring Forms features work from over 50 designers carefully selected for their contribution to contemporary craft. The exhibition introduces innovative production techniques and reveals traditional methods enhanced by new creative approaches. Come and see!

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Dienke Dekker, a Dutch designer who works from her studio in Rotterdam, explores textiles through experimentation with materiality and techniques.

Dienke’s work has a colourful and striking graphic quality, which is expressed through an innovative use of materials and processes. Featured in Mint’s LDF15 Twisting Tradition exhibition, Dienke’s work is certainly noteworthy. Continue reading for more information about Intersect for LDF15, and her other great work.

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Featured at Mint’s Twisting Traditions exhibition for LDF15, Russian-born and Berlin-based designer Anastasiya Koshcheeva is turning an age-old Siberian handcraft into contemporary design, developing the series to save a traditional Siberian craft and to recover the tradition of manufacturing behind it.

Continue reading to see why we were so taken with Koscheeva’s beautiful work, and find out more about Koshcheeva’s designs.

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cover copyWe’re delighted to have been featured in Homes & Gardens 2016 Trends Supplement. Continue reading to see our on-trend pieces, and our other recent press.

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Caroline Cox, a recent Textiles graduate from the Royal College of Art, creates beautiful work inspired by powerful, natural environments in a modular tile system to form striking wall pieces.

Continue reading to see more of her work.

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