Alchemy of Form
During London Design Festival Mint Gallery presented the exhibition ‘Alchemy of Form’.
Image report by Wisse Trooster
Established in 1998 by Lina Kanafani, Mint is a design gallery based in central London. Renowned for its contemporary collections it offers cutting-edge design cleverly mixed with innovative one-off pieces. Mint represents exclusive works by internationally recognised designers as well as new emerging talent. The gallery complements contemporary design with unique handcrafted ceramics, glassware and textiles. Lina is dedicated to showcasing limited-edition pieces and regularly commissioning artists and designers to create pieces exclusive to mint. There is a particular focus on objects that embrace sustainability and innovation, without compromising on poetic and timeless aesthetics.
Alchemy of Form
This captivating exhibition both inspires and delights with an alchemy of transformative materials and forms. The collection features new perspectives and pioneering techniques, which offer thought-provoking insights into a progressive and playful approach to design. The definition of alchemy encompasses a wide range of practices, including experimentation, observation, and the study of natural elements. Mint has meticulously curated an exhibition, choosing over 50 designers who elegantly embrace these concepts to craft unique collectible items.
With among others Studio mo.man.tai, Studio Rens, Nienke Sikkema, Bernard Heesen, Sodalime, Dirk Duif, Studio Thier van Daalen, Amy Lewis, Teun Zwets, Atelier FIG., by Gijs Wouters, Ruben Hoogvliet, Studio Jorien Wiltenburg, Studio van Keulen, Sjang Niederwieser.
exhibition ‘Alchemy of Form’
During London Design Festival
16 – 30 September, 2023