MIMINAT DESIGNS

"...TO EXPRESS THE FLUIDITY IN FORM AND FUNCTION"

MIMINAT SHODEINDE

 

MIMI SHODEINDE IS A BRITISH NIGERIAN ARTIST AND DESIGNER. BORN AND RAISED IN LONDON, MIMI’S PASSION FOR ART WAS DEVELOPED AT A YOUNG AGE. WINNING AWARDS FOR HER ART WORK SHE WENT ON TO COMPLETE HER DEGREE IN INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AT EDINBURGH. SHE HAS SHOWCASED HER ART AND DESIGN IN LONDON AND COMPLETED DESIGN PROJECTS SPANNING EUROPE AND WEST AFRICA.

 

HER DRAFTING AND PAINTING SKILLS TOGETHER WITH HER ARTIST’S EYE ALLOW HER TO BREAK DOWN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FORM AND FUNCTION WHERE ART AND DESIGN INTERSECT.

 

MIMI DRAWS ON HER DIVERSE INFLUENCES AND BACKGROUND TO MANIPULATE THE USE OF SPACE THROUGH BOTH FORM AND PLACEMENT. DEFYING CATEGORISATION, HER STYLE IS FLUID, SOPHISTICATED AND FUNCTIONAL BUT SEEKS TO IMBUE EACH PROJECT WITH A PERSONALITY OF ITS OWN.

THE COMPANY

 

MIMINAT DESIGNS IS A LONDON BASED DESIGN STUDIO, FOUNDED IN 2015 COMMITTED TO CREATING FUNCTIONAL ART. MIMINAT DESIGNS DRAWS ON A PALLET OF MATERIALS, TEXTURES AND SURFACES FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO DEVELOP CULTIVATED, SCULPTURAL FORMS USING TRADITIONAL METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION.

BY BLENDING THE COMPLEMENTARY AND CONTRADICTORY, WHILST EMBRACING THE INTEGRATION OF THE OLD AND THE NEW, MIMINAT DESIGNS DEVELOPS AND CREATES TIMELESS, IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENTS.
 
EACH PIECE IS HANDMADE AND HAND FINISHED BY MIMINAT’S TEAM OF ARTISANS AND CRAFTSMEN FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPE AND NORTH AFRICA.

“WITHOUT CRAFTSMANSHIP, INSPIRATION IS A MERE REED SHAKEN IN THE WIND.”

 

JOHANNES BRAHMS

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