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Everywhere one looks, especially in the media, 2016 seems to get a bad rep, so we thought at Mint we’d look back at some of the good points from the year. Continue reading to see some of the team’s stand-out pieces. Enjoy!

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The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location. The Mint Team couldn’t wait to visit, and we certainly weren’t disappointed with what we saw.

Following a long search for larger premises to expand its activities, the Design Museum selected the building in Kensington High Street, West London, as its new home.

A unique landmark building from the 1960’s, the building had stood vacant for over a decade. Thanks to John Pawson and his design team, OMA and Allies and Morrison, the building has been transformed to create a world-class exhibition space to promote and celebrate the best of design.

Continue reading to see the new museum and it’s outstanding collection.

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foodOn Thursday 17th November, we celebrated the launch of our Shirin Guild Gilim carpet range, new cashmere and CapHat collections. Friends and designers joined us for the Cocktail evening which was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Continue reading to see some of the new range and a get a taste of our evening.

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October was a busy time for Mint as our White Canvas exhibition continued, but some of the Mint team were lucky to travel to Prague to visit the 2016 DesignBlok which ran from 27th – 31st October. Owner Lina was honoured to be chosen to speak at the event along with a panel of high-flyers in the design world. The panel of 16 also judged the Diploma Selection Awards for the Product Design graduate finalists.

Continue reading to see some snapshots from the trip, enjoy!

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On September 22nd friends and designers joined to celebrate the Private View of White Canvas for LDF16, the Brompton Design District was bustling with activity! Please enjoy this short film by Emiliano Verrocchio that captures the evening at Mint perfectly.

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Mint is proud to have been featured in ‘London Precincts: A Curated Guide to the City’s Best Shops, Eateries, Bars and Other Hangouts.’

As well as including Mint as a ‘must see’ spot in South Kensington, Fiona McCarthy spoke to Mint’s founder, Lina Kanafani, to find the best local hidden gems.

Continue reading to see more!

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On Thursday 22nd September, we celebrated the Private View of White Canvas, with designers, friends and creatives. Continue reading to see a taste of our evening!

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As LDF approached, Elle Decor Italia quizzed our very own Lina Kanafani with questions about contemporary design, Mint’s goals, designers, ambitions for LDF and how social change is affecting the design world.

Continue reading to see the full interview, with some poignant and relevant advice!

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As LDF16 draws to a close, we take a moment to review Mint’s recent Press coverage. Continue reading to see more!

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