Author Archives: Jaina Minton

Paper Vintage Cameras

I was commissioned by The Natural History Museum to create table centrepieces for their 52nd Wildlife Photographer of the Year, exhibition launch party. My idea was to create stylised, mini versions of iconic vintage cameras out of white card, as this sounded like enormous fun. … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Be A Millennial?

Last month I had the amazing task of designing and making the set and props for an experiential event during Advertising Week Europe.  The event promoted the marketing insights, gained by the Metro and MailOnline, called Millennial Rules, in the format of a … Continue reading

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Jar Bunny Baskets

This Easter, we’ll do a little chocolate egg hunt for the kidlets at home in our small-ish garden.  I’m thinking, I’ll have to use those really small eggs for maximum hunting fun and so that the hunt will last longer than … Continue reading

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Creme Egg Taxidermy

Loved this commission! It’s not every day you get to make a giant Creme Egg with antlers…what a brilliant start to 2016! Here are some ‘making of’ pics. Apart from the night I decided to fill it up with expandable … Continue reading

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The Year Of The Monkey

  Every now and then (once in a lifetime), a dream commission lands in my inbox.  I was asked by APM, who are the ‘largest shopping and commercial complex in Hong Kong’, to design monkeys for their Chinese New Year … Continue reading

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DIY: Geometric Celebration Garland with Personal Message

For my son’s recent first birthday, I had zero time to put together the decor for our small gathering at home.  I did manage to create this very simple garland as a display in the kitchen, which provided a colourful backdrop for eating cake … Continue reading

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Lavazza Shark Installation

I recently had the immense pleasure of creating a hanging installation for the Lavazza room during London Fashion Weekend at Somerset House. The room was themed around designer Christopher Raeburn’s  awesome, swirling shark print. I handmade each one and gave them suitable … Continue reading

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