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 "central saint martins"
brink :: central saint martins graduate show

brink :: central saint martins graduate show

By now I’m hoping you’ll all have heard of BRINK – it’s a new graduate design show as part of the London Design Festival that I’m collaborating with Tent London on. There will be university and graduate collective stands (more on those very soon!) and I’m curating a selection of graduate designs that have really...
out and about :: montpellier chapter

out and about :: montpellier chapter

When I went to Cheltenham to visit Maggie’s, The Montpellier Chapter Hotel kindly offered me a complimentary night’s stay. It’s a beautifully designed hotel with an interior that name checks everyone from Eames to Adler. But what really caught my attention was the art. Even the reception desk is a sculpture (by Alison Crowther), and sits in...
interview :: sian zeng

interview :: sian zeng

Surface designer Sian Zeng was awarded the William Atkinson award in 2008 by Central Saint Martins and the Ellle Decoration Ellle Decoration young talent of the year award in 2010/11. I spoke to her just before the launch of her newest collection at Pulse. What’s the most important thing to know about you? I was born...
here's one I made earlier :: letterpress

here’s one I made earlier :: letterpress

I was recently very privileged to be in the last group of students to study letterpress in Central Saint Martin’s Southampton Row building. Privileged to be learning a skill that played such an important part in history, privileged to using hard to find and beautiful type and printing presses and privileged to be in that...

here’s one I made earlier :: furniture design course – day 2

Homework for last night was to find a piece of furniture we liked.
here's one I made earlier :: furniture design course - day 1

here’s one I made earlier :: furniture design course – day 1

My drawing isn't great, but I can't believe that I've (sort of) designed some chairs - on day one!