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As temperatures soar, take a look at our press coverage over the recent months to see what’s hot!

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Further to our Transforming Forgotten Stories post, see Hillsideout’s beautiful video of the Liquid Colour table:

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Hillsideout [antique art design] is a project by Andrea Zambelli and Nat Wilms which formed in 2009 out of a mutual concern for the degradation of abandoned sites in the Italian Apennines.

Bringing the past in to the present through uniquely handcrafted contemporary furniture, Hillsideout explore the need to transform a state of uselessness and forgotten stories into practical functionality.

Continue reading to find out more about the inventive duo.

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In May  2016, Lina Kanafani of Mint, Jenny Hier and Eva Schlechte of Studio Gutedort returned to Jordan to undertake a textiles workshop with the Iraq el Amir Women’s Cooperative Association. The goal was to add new ideas, techniques and designs to amplify their textile collection and work with them to extend their existing skills and experience in weaving.

Continue reading to find out more about the project, and see the beautiful results of their work.

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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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