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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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header2To welcome the coming of spring we’re highlighting Smilow Design. Smilow Design continues a legacy of fine and timeless design. Working with regional craftsmen, the studio produces a collection of mid-century furniture originally designed by Mel Smilow, as well as its own line of accessories.

Continue reading to find out more about Smilow Design.

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logosWe’re happy to have had a popular 2016 in the press so far! Continue reading to see where we’ve been featured.

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headerBorn in 1983 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Mark Sturkenboom is an artist whose fascination for human behaviour provokes unconventional work that stretches the boundaries, often through the reinterpretation and transformation of products that are intertwined with the themes love and time.

Mint featured Mark in the Twisting Tradition exhibition for LDF 2015, for his innovative and refined work.  Continue reading to see more of Mark’s work.

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Architecture and design studio, Nina Mair, is an interdisciplinary team of architects, designers, and artisans who ensure handicraft is at the heart of their projects. The studio’s designs are characterised by an understanding of materials, timeless design, functionality and sense of humour.

Continue reading to find out more about Nina Mair’s concrete table, featured at Mint as part of 2015’s Twisting Traditions exhibition for LDF, and the studio’s other projects.

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header copyOwen Johnson is a Glass and Ceramic graduate from the Royal College of Art who creates work of abstract imagery and objects that re-imagine patterns, closely linked to abstract painting.

Owen appropriates existing decorative patterns and motifs, taking them through a process of material translation, by employing craft methods like the Murrini glass technique.

Continue reading to see more of Owen’s beautifully vibrant pieces.

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