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.
Posts tagged "100% Design"
interview :: domaas/høgh

interview :: domaas/høgh

I almost met Norwegian design duo Ane Domaas and Kathrine Høgh aka Domaas/Høgh at 100% Design, where they were showing their products in London for the first time! Sadly we just missed each other, so I thought it was only right to follow up with an interview after the event, so here it is… What’s the...
interview :: felicity dessewffy

interview :: felicity dessewffy

I met Felicity Dessewffy at 100% Design – she’d flown all the way over from Australia to take part, so it was a real treat to meet her in person and to discuss her childhood dreams, her inspirations and her favourite colour… When you were five years old, what did you want to be when...
review :: london design festival 2013

review :: london design festival 2013

The London Design Festival was incredible again this year. To celebrate that and to spread the word about some of the amazing new and independent designers I discovered, I have created a 60 page magazine – it’s a comprehensive review of the festival including insider info from the designers who took part. (A massive thank...
out and about :: guide to london design festival 2013

out and about :: guide to london design festival 2013

2013 is the 11th year of this incredible celebration of global design. Last year the New York Times named London the design capital of the world – and I’ve got a feeling that this year, it’s going to be even better! I have hunted through all 250+ pages of the London Design Festival guide, spoken...
out and about :: new british at vivienne westwood

out and about :: new british at vivienne westwood

100% Design was flying the flag for British Design with an installation at Vivienne Westwood‘s shop on Corso Venezia, entitled New British; a celebration of a new British confidence in high-quality, local materials and craftsmanship. 100% Design Show Director William Knight said: “We are privileged to work in conjunction with one of the world’s leading fashion...
here's one I made earlier :: extl lights

here’s one I made earlier :: extl lights

I met David Irwin at 100% Design this year and was fascinated by his EXTL lights for Deadgood. David explained that they had been designed to create as little waste as possible and were made from tessellating shapes cut from a single sheet of extruded aluminium  so I was keen to find out more… The project started when David was approached...
out and about :: 100% design emerging brands (LDF12)

out and about :: 100% design emerging brands (LDF12)

I know, I know: London Design Festival was in September and it’s now November. Last one – I promise! I couldn’t complete my coverage without including my favourite “Emerging Brands” from the show that started it all off; 100% Design. The Emerging Brands section featured new(ish!) designers, one of whom was Arther Analts. His shelves...
out and about :: london design festival 2012

out and about :: london design festival 2012

This Saturday sees the start of London Design Festival (whoop!) – the time of year when the capital is bursting at the seams with design and designers. After the Jubilee and the Olympics, London already feels like the capital of the world and this is the 10th LDF, so it’s going to be a good...
out and about :: 100% design

out and about :: 100% design

100% Design is one of my favourite events of the London Design Festival and 2011′s offering didn’t disappoint. Here’s a very quick canter through the things that caught my eye. A sneak preview of &then design my absolute stars of the show, but more on them later…
interview :: john miller and anna hart

interview :: john miller and anna hart

Since MARK's launch at 100% Design in 2008 (at which the Net chair scooped the Blueprint 100% Design award for best new interior product) it has been putting Cornish design and Cornish designers on a national if not international stage.
out and about :: trend spotting at 100% design

out and about :: trend spotting at 100% design

100% Design posed the question; "what is the future of design?" With that question in mind, at my last big LDF event for this year, I thought I'd try my hand at a little bit of trend spotting.