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. Katie also writes for Design Milk, We Heart, London Design Guide, LivingEtc and Ideal Home.
Posts tagged "BlogTourNYC"
confessions of a design geek :: the best of 2012

confessions of a design geek :: the best of 2012

Wow – what a year! This time last year I had just made the decision to leave my day job, follow my dream and see if I could make a living as a design writer. A year later, I can confidently say that I can! I feel very privileged to be able to say that. I’m...
out and about :: dining by design

out and about :: dining by design

I’ve told you all about our amazing day at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show, but there’s more! After a spot of R&R back at the hotel, we were back at Pier 94 for second helpings. (Thank you so much to Cecy Brooks for this gorgeous photo of the lovely Pippa Jameson.) Cocktails By Design was the first...
out and about :: decoration & design building

out and about :: decoration & design building

Another Blog Tour NYC post… I promise, I’m almost done! This one covers a day of exploring, mostly the Decoration and Design Buildling, otherwise known as DDB, but with a few other treats thrown in too. First up was brunch at the Poggenpohl and Blanco showroom. The lovely Christy Emens (top right) talked us through...
out and about :: architectural digest home design show

out and about :: architectural digest home design show

Another post from BlogTourNYC… this time my best bits from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show. It was a fabulous opportunity to see lots of (mostly) American design all in one place, and to meet some of the lovely sponsors who made our trip possible. First up, of course, is the Modenus stand, featuring wallunica...
out and about :: soho design walk

out and about :: soho design walk

One of the real highlights of Blog Tour was Amy Beth Cupp Dragoo (otherwise known as ABCDDesign)’s curated design walk around SoHo. With the motto “life is short – eat off the good china,” Amy is a New York based artist, designer and stylist who I was lucky enough to meet during Blog Tour 2011,...
creative spaces :: jonathan adler

creative spaces :: jonathan adler

  Jonathan told us that people often think his products “just are” – they don’t imagine that they are all hand thrown and all start from this building. Even though I have studied pottery, I must confess, I have never really thought about it either, but it was fantastic to discover that such a successful...
out and about :: immer besser

out and about :: immer besser

On Wednesday’s evening, we were treated to a four course meal cooked for us by rising New York star Adam Schop, whose restaurant Nuela specialises in food from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. The meal was hosted by Miele and the idea was that Adam would demonstrate different Miele appliances as he went. Our...
out and about :: tryp hotel

out and about :: tryp hotel

I hope you’ll forgive me for the slight bias towards ‘out and about’ posts this week – there is so much exciting stuff to report from BlogTourNYC! We have arrived in New York and checked into a rather wonderful hotel, that’s been open for less than two months, so I thought I’d show you around…...
out and about :: blog tour nyc

out and about :: blog tour nyc

I am very excited to announce that I have been chosen as one of 15 bloggers Modenus is taking to New York City tomorrow as part of BlogTourNYC! Before I set off, I thought a bit of an introduction was in order… Modenus is a resource for the interior design industry, offering a place to...