confessions of a design geek
confessions of a design geek is an award-winning blog established in 2010 by Katie Treggiden to discover, champion and inspire new designers. It has been named as a top design blog by Dwell US, Elle Decor Italia and The Sunday Times. Katie also writes for Dezeen, Design Milk, Telegraph and Ideal Home.
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explore :: prague

explore :: prague

I have just got back from Designblok in Prague, which I was covering for Fiera Magazine, and will also be writing about in up-coming “out and about” posts here. In amongst the whirlwind of new design I did manage to squeeze in a little bit of time to explore the city… Here’s a few of things...
explore :: newcastle

explore :: newcastle

Psalt Design were one of the 2013 confessions of a design geek bursary shortlisted designers. Richard Bell, one of the creative directors at Psalt spent 20 years living in Newcastle before he relocated to Sheffield where Psalt are based. He recently took the 2 hour journey back up to Newcastle to take part in this...
explore :: leiden

explore :: leiden

When the lovely Louise from 30s Magazine got in touch to ask me if she could write an “explore” post on her home town, I jumped at the chance, so without further ado, over to Louise… Hi everyone! My name is Louise from lifestyle blog 30s Magazine and I’m based in the Netherlands. When most...
explore :: soho, nyc

explore :: soho, nyc

For the next instalment of explore, I asked Tina Ramchandani, interior designer and author of the design focused blog Life in Sketch to take us on a design walk in New York. I went on a design walk with Amy Beth Cupp Dragoo when I was there last year, but New York is such a diverse city,...
explore :: san francisco

explore :: san francisco

Welcome to the third post in the newest confessions of design geek column; explore. Each month I will ask a fellow design blogger or someone otherwise tapped into the design scene to show us around their home city, letting us into some local design secrets on the way. The first post was from the lovely...
explore :: falmouth

explore :: falmouth

Welcome to the second post in the new confessions of a design geek series; explore. Last month, Happy Interior Blog editor Igor Josif showed us around Munich. This month Clare Howdle, partner at writing agency Stranger Collective, my step-sister and one of the most inspiring people I know, shows us around Falmouth. Over to Clare…...
explore :: munich

explore :: munich

Welcome to explore; another new column on confessions of a design geek. I don’t know about you, but when I visit a city for the first time, I’m far more interested in finding the places that showcase the best of that city’s design, than visiting the usual tourist hang-outs. To that end, I have asked...