Truth, Beauty, Power: Shape & Pattern

“Truth, Beauty, Power” is a bimonthly series where we can share the wonderful details found within the Archive’s Christopher Dresser artworks with you. Every other month we’ll highlight one or more artworks from the Dresser Portfolio as detailed images, galleries, or interactive comparisons. We hope you enjoy them! You can also find out more about Dresser and his relationship with the company in our In Depth introduction to the series.
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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. Enjoy!
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The Bellowing East

As “The Beast From the East” has thrashed away at the landscape outside our office windows we’ve been safely engrossed in the newly-digitised Tile Catalogue. However, whilst skimming through the tile list at the beginning of the volume we happened across one particular description which had us glancing past our monitors to the swirling snow outside. Sometimes you can’t beat a bit of serendipity!
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Magnificent Majolica: Viewing the Dishes

“Magnificent Majolica” is a bimonthly series where we focus on the opulence and exuberance of the Archive’s majolica designs. Every other month we’ll highlight one or more artworks from our special Art & Design folio as detailed images, galleries, or interactive comparisons. If you’d like to find out more about majolica and why it is synonymous with Minton you can do so through our In Depth introduction to the series.
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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 two years old! To celebrate we’re once again returning to our very first highlighted folio to pick out another artwork for this ongoing series… but this time with a bit of a twist.
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Truth, Beauty, Power: The Crane

“Truth, Beauty, Power” is a bimonthly series where we can share the wonderful details found within the Archive’s Christopher Dresser artworks with you. Every other month we’ll highlight one or more artworks from the Dresser Portfolio as detailed images, galleries, or interactive comparisons. We hope you enjoy them! You can also find out more about Dresser and his relationship with the company in our In Depth introduction to the series.
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Tweets from Louisa

If you follow us on Twitter you may have noticed the occasional tweet from “Louisa” now appearing in your timeline and you may be wondering whether she’s a new addition here at the Archives. Well… sort of…
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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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