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Mint inc

MINT Inc is a design collective founded by Alberto Mantilla, Anthony Baxter and Scott Henderson.  The company was formed simply to create 
an outlet for creative ideas that are generated by the three founding designers in the course of their professional careers when a client commission 
may not be present. The MINT name was chosen because "mint" connotes freshness as in the literal sense of the mint plant,    but also because it has 
industrial meanings, as in the place or source of manufacture and invention.    Mint is "Refreshing".

See Stockists list below

SAL778 Salad Song

The Mint "Salad Song" is a set of high quality porcelain vinegar and oil cruets. The geometry of the pure cylindrical vessel is sliced and bent in one direction, forming a pour spout for the liquid inside. The visual interest of this pure geometric idea is enhanced by the singing metaphor that is created simultaneously. When viewed as a set, these vinegar and oil cruets sing to us and bridge a gap between our emotions and an appreciation of minimalism.

RIB776 Bottle Opener

"Ribbon" stainless steel bottle opener:

The "Ribbon" opener's form is smooth, like a river pebble, and it has a continuous ribbon-like loop that is exactly the same on either side, so it can take a bottle cap off in both orientations- top or bottom.

TRI788 Zebra Twin Trivet

The Mint "Zebra" twin trivet set is two trivets in one. The swirling spiral is juxtaposed against a formal square when the two halves are placed together, and they separete easily to expand your trivet coverage under a longer bake ware piece, or allow you to use them at apposite ends of the dining table.

FUL777 Full Contact Spoon & Rest

A clever geometric composition allows the rest to nestle the spoon no matter which side faces up. Like the "Ensalada", the bottom surface of the spoon mates identically with the top surface of the rest.

HUG114 Hugging Salt and Pepper Shakers

The very nature of the “Hug Salt and Pepper Shaker” connotes brotherhood.

The bold use of black and white suggests that we are all brothers and sisters on this planet and we need to treat each other with kindness, compassion and respect.

The rethinking of a salt and pepper set on this level, as well the clever geometric aspect of the design and the inherent ergonomic and storage benefits that it provides all contribute to the design’s universal appeal.

VIN787 Vin Eau

The Mint Vin-Eau Carafe is a 1.5 liter porcelain carafe ideal for serving wine or water.

Two bright red porcelain drinking cups store conveniently in the carafe´s opening, suggesting that the VInEau is not a lonely prodcut but one that is to be shared, a very romantic product.

SUS786 Sushi Plate

As they say in Japan, it's Sushi-time somewhere!! The Mint
Sushi-Time sushi serving plate provides a generous surface for prepared sushi and sashimi which slopes toward the center dipping dimple, ensuring that any excess soy-sauce and wasabi finds its way back home where it belongs.


No double dipping now…

The round shape of the plate and the twin sets of chopsticks invite you to share your sushi with a friend as well as providing convenient storage of the chopsticks when not in use. At the same time, the composition creates a "clock" metaphor which is enhanced further as the sushi is placed about the plate's diameter.
Its always time for sushi with the Mint Sushi-Time!!

FUL779 Full Contact Grinder

A porcelain Mortar and Pestle. The profile shape of the pestle
is coincidental to the inner shape of the mortar, so it produces a "full contact" effect, which is fun to hold, and efficient in it's grinding function.

Visually, it looks as if the weight of the pestle is being enveloped by the mortar in an organic way.

PIG783 'Coink' Piggy Bank

For centuries, the common piggy bank required the user to tediously and laboriously deposit coins one at a time through a thin coin slot. The COINK piggy bank in porcelain allows the user to quickly empty their pockets of change and deposit them in one shot through the COINK's easy-fill funnel.

When the pig is full, just dump out the coins through the same opening. Change is good!

BUD793 TerraCotta Bud Vase

The MINT ""Bud"is a bud vase for displaying a single flower.

The test-tube like chamber in the center of "Bud" is integrated with a traditional terra-cotta flower pot shape. Great for indoor use or for use on the patio or garden.

MINT Inc Stockists

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decor gifts mosman NSW 2088 02 9960 3935
palm beach wine co. palm beach NSW 2108 02 9974 4304
pine tea and coffee castle hill NSW 2154 02 9680 9117
table king buttaba NSW 2283 02 4915 6614
the morpeth gallery morpeth NSW 2321 02 4933 1407
fundamentals thirroul NSW 2515 02 4267 1988
unit concepts braddon ACT 2612 02 6230 0943
di billiet homewares albury NSW 2640 02 6021 4761
eclectico pty ltd richmond NSW 2753 02 4578 8275
ngvi shop melbourne VIC 3000 03 8620 2243
the good store- vic yarraville VIC 3013 03 9687 7602
village idiom yarraville VIC 3013 03 9687 3445
make designed objects carlton VIC 3053 03 9347 4225
thomas gannan furniture fitzroy VIC 3065 03 9416 1063
quirk living northcote VIC 3070 03 9489 9399
tranquility plus pty ltd ashburton VIC 3147 03 9886 9449
in the bag prahran east VIC 3181 03 9525 0120
urban attitude st kilda VIC 3182 03 9525 5977
form plus function elsternwick VIC 3185
tonic living hampton VIC 3188 03 9598 8311
sinc homewares beaumaris VIC 3193 03 9589 3331
duck's nest geelong west VIC 3218 03 5224 1444
azeno ballarat VIC 3350 03 5333 2602
craigs royal hotel ballarat VIC 3350 03 5331 1377
charlottes of gembrook gembrook VIC 3783 03 5968 1715
tingo safety beach VIC 3936 03 5974 8160
buy design @ clayfield clayfield QLD 4011 07 3862 1344       
ellia brisbane QLD 4030 07 3357 7808
all gifts and music alderley QLD 4051
olive home paddington QLD 4064 07 3666 0155
appletree grove springwood QLD 4127 07 3386 0222
the tea centre tingalpa QLD 4173 07 33905141
kenilworth bakery kenilworth QLD 4574 07 5446 0172
zinc gifts and lifestyle camberwell VIC 4763 03 9889 4763
fusspots torrens park SA 5062 08 8272 0624
euro food and beverage glynde SA 5070 08 8365 6005
the re store northbridge WA 6003 08 9328 1032
esprezzo home noranda WA 6062 08 9375 5220
possessions ardross WA 6153 08 9316 3331
kimberley fine diamonds kununurra WA 6743 8 9169 1133
art gallery of wa perth WA 6849 08 9492 6713
the good store victoria park WA 6911 08 9361 8271
elmstock tea company osborne park WA 6916 02 9818 2014
claremont pharmacy claremont TAS 7011 03 6249 1022
billie t st helens TAS 7216 03 6376 2363
essential homebody launceston TAS 7250 03 63349944
the vault auckland NZ 0653 64 9 3777665