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Mini Moderns at Tent London

Photography by Will Taylor
I’ve loved the work of Mini Moderns since I discovered their work in an interview they did with Grand Designs magazine way back when I was still at university. We’ve kept in touch after meeting at the Tent design show a few years later and you might recognise some of their pieces in this post from previous features on the blog. Anyhow, this past weekend, the 2011 Tent London show took place and I went along to view the latest works of some excellent designers. It was such a pleasure to spend a few hours with Keith, Mark – the Mini Mods head honchos! – and their new assistant, Charlotte as I photographed the stand. OK, so I did take time out to read their newspaper – I couldn’t resist! I love watching their brand grow and feel genuine excitement each time I hear of their new collections. My favourites? It has to be the seaside-inspired charm of Whitby and the nostalgia-inducing Memorabilia. Which of their designs do you like best?

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18 Comments

  • Reply Igor September 28, 2011 at 11:14 pm

    I think this would have been my favorite booth at the 2011 Tent! I love minimoderns and so cool to see their faces here! Yay!!

  • Reply Arianna September 28, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    I love Mini Moderns and this post on them is amazing! Fab photos Will! X

  • Reply ChantaleP September 29, 2011 at 3:17 am

    Wow! But wow! I've never heard of them and am excited to see this. Gor-geous! Will, quit blogging and start modeling. GQ needs you. : )

  • Reply Allison Egan September 29, 2011 at 5:32 am

    So fresh and pretty! I agree – the Whitby print is fantastic. I have never heard of them before so thanks so much!

    xo Allison
    Spicer + Bank
    http://www.spicerandbank.blogspot.com

  • Reply european chic September 29, 2011 at 6:40 am

    The designs are amazing, so fresh and playful! I want to frame their wrapping paper. It is way too pretty to actually wrap presents in.

    Greetings from Paris!

  • Reply GOSIA September 29, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Hi Will! It's about the last giveway: where can I find the info about its results?

  • Reply Dee September 29, 2011 at 9:43 am

    What a great post.
    The stand looks amazing… Love their work.

  • Reply virginia September 29, 2011 at 10:36 am

    yes! an oasis of cheer in a slightly lack lustre Tent this year (my opinion only -there were a few gems to be found!)

  • Reply quintessence September 29, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    I loved seeing these designs for the first time at Tent!! So charming. Beautiful post!

  • Reply littletree... September 29, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Ooh I remember their stand last year was just as fab! I still have the newspaper too! lol, love the new 'festival' range, think it would have been hard not to leave without something!x

  • Reply Sandy a la Mode September 29, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    wow! i am in love with all these prints and patterns and colors!!

  • Reply Britt @ Dreamy Spaces September 29, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    Oh cool! I love all those papers! Very fun!

  • Reply OLD BRAND NEW September 29, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Your photos are rockin'! I'm eyeing those mugs. MUST. HAVE. NOW. How you doing, Will? Miss ya heaps!

  • Reply Rachie @ A Chi Chi Affair September 29, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    The festival prints are lovely and your photography is looking so good!! xo

  • Reply Jamie Herzlinger September 29, 2011 at 10:09 pm

    The designs are so fun and so chic. Love them!

    Jamie Herzlinger

  • Reply Lynne October 1, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    Will, great photos! Like your shoes too :)

  • Reply Stuart October 3, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    Im gutted I missed Tent due to being on Holiday… It is on of my favourite design events. love al things minimoderns. :)
    Stu
    http://whatwilsonwants.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Jessie October 3, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    I want those wallpapers! So many gorgeous designs and those mugs are fabulous, too!

    I love everything in there!

    Jessie
    http://www.mixandchic.com

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