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 "chair"
interview :: alex mueller

interview :: alex mueller

Odd socks, ‘too cool for school’ hair and some very exciting furniture, Alex Mueller is next in my series of interviews with Clerkenwell Design Week House of Detention exhibitors. Born in Austria, based in London and still studying for his BA in Furniture and Product Design, he is definitely one to watch. I was keen...
here's one I made earlier :: elasticated chair

here’s one I made earlier :: elasticated chair

Matthew Cox’s Elasticated Chair was my favourite find at this year’s New Designers. As I said at the time: “I’m a little bit in love with this chair… I love the colours, I love the form, I love the character… and I know it really doesn’t look like it would be, but it’s one of the...
heart home magazine :: deryn relph

heart home magazine :: deryn relph

For this week’s Heart Home Magazine interview, I spoke to a Deryn Relph whose colourful creations defy you not to smile. “An interview with textiles designer Deryn Relph On some level, design should make you smile. Because it works really well, because it solves a particular problem, or sometimes, just because it’s somehow happy… If...
interview :: john makepeace

interview :: john makepeace

I was recently very privileged to meet, and spend almost an hour talking to, 'the father of british furniture design,' John Makepeace, ahead of his first solo exhibition, which opens at Somerset House on 16th March 2010
thinking about :: every chair I sat in today

thinking about :: every chair I sat in today

I read somewhere that the average person sits in seven different chairs every day, and had an idea; to photograph every chair I sat in for a day.
thinking about :: design democracy

thinking about :: design democracy

For me, design democracy is sites like made.com and ponoko.com that give users involvement in designing the products they buy, it's the public day at 100% Design, it's furniture design courses at CSM, it lets me have not only access to all the glorious design out there, but also the chance to engage with it...
out and about :: andrew martin

out and about :: andrew martin

What can I say?! I finally had the good fortune to spend some time wondering around Andrew Martin's London Showroom.
out and about :: campana brothers

out and about :: campana brothers

The Design Museum Camapana Bothers talk was a fascinating insight into Brazillian culture and the Campana brothers' design process.

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

Homework for last night was to find a piece of furniture we liked.