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UntitledrENs, Renee Mennen and Stefanie van Keijsteren, are a Dutch design duo whose extensive colour research has resulted in beautiful and intriguing pieces.  Exhibited at Mint for LDF15, the ‘Reddish’ series mesmerized viewers.

Continue reading to find out more about the remarkable colouring process.

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Carlos Ortega is a studio-workshop dedicated to the design and manufacture of furniture, lighting, product and architectural solutions.

Mint exhibited their work for LDF15 Twisting Tradition and it was greatly received. Continue reading to find out more.

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Founded in 2014 by German textile designers, Eva Schlechte and Jennifer Hier, Studio Gutedort’s work is an intersection of craftsmanship and design combined with an experimental position.

Continue reading to find out more about the innovative duo’s previous projects, and the pieces currently exhibited at Mint.

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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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