Folio Friday – April

Folio Friday is an opportunity for us to share some of the amazing artwork found within The Minton Archive’s folios with you. On the first Friday of every month we pick out a special piece of artwork from the Minton company catalogue’s Art & Design section and highlight it here on the blog; for the last few months this long-running series has also included some extra Frivolity along the way…

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Another Slice of Folio Frivolity

It’s time for the third standalone blog post in our Folio Frivolity series – fifth overall if you count February and March’s Friday/Frivolity double bills – which means another lovely gallery full of details from the Minton Archive’s Art & Design folios. These were originally tweeted out from our @MintonArchive account on a daily basis but for those not following along there we’re bundling these wonderful details up into a fornightly(ish) feast for the eyes!

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Folio Friday – March

Folio Friday is an opportunity for us to share some of the amazing artwork found within The Minton Archive’s folios with you. On the first Friday of every month we pick out a special piece of artwork from the Minton company catalogue’s Art & Design section and highlight it here on the blog; beginning last month this long-running series also brings with it some extra Frivolity as well!

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A Little More Folio Frivolity

Last month we began Folio Frivolity, a dynamic duo of tweets and blog posts designed to brighten up the less-than-ideal start to 2021. Our @MintonArchive Twitter account has been tweeting daily images of interesting artworks, illustrations, and reference material from the Archive’s Art & Design folios while fortnightly(ish!) round-ups like this one have been keeping those of you not on Twitter in the loop. Folio Friday – from which Folio Frivolity takes its inspiration – has also got into the act, with February’s “Friday” hi-res zoomable highlight accompanied by a “Frivolity” gallery as well. It’s now time for instalment number three – we hope you enjoy it 🙂

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Folio Friday – February

Folio Friday is an opportunity for us to share some of the amazing artwork found within The Minton Archive’s folios with you, and the series is now five years old! As well as our traditional return to the very first featured Art & Design folio, SD 1705/MS1705, there’s also some extra frivolity to be had as we celebrate this special milestone…

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A Bit of Folio Frivolity

Before the current health emergency began to unfold we were hoping to celebrate the website’s fifth anniversary with an update that would’ve added representative images to all 349 records in the Archive’s Art & Design folio section. The UK’s first lockdown put paid to that schedule and so we decided to aim for the (equally apt) fifth anniversary of Folio Friday instead, but with that deadline now looming we’re still some way off our goal.

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Folio Friday – January

Folio Friday is an opportunity for us to share some of the amazing artwork found within The Minton Archive’s folios with you. On the first Friday of every month we pick out a special piece of artwork from the Minton company catalogue’s Art & Design section and highlight it here on the blog. Enjoy!

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Merry Christmas from The Minton Archive

With the festive period almost upon us it’s time for the Minton Archive website to go into the internet equivalent of a mince-pie-induced food coma. Before that, however, tradition dictates we must take a look back at the year’s work and – more importantly – pick out another Hildesheimer & Faulkner Christmas card to decorate the site with!

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Folio Friday – December

Folio Friday is an opportunity for us to share some of the amazing artwork found within The Minton Archive’s folios with you. On the first Friday of every month we pick out a special piece of artwork from the Minton company catalogue’s Art & Design section and highlight it here on the blog. Enjoy!

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