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 "chairs"
interview :: charlotte kingsnorth

interview :: charlotte kingsnorth

I met Charlotte Kingsnorth, pictured above with “Mr & Mrs,” at Ventura Lambrate in Milan in April. Her biomorphic, personality filled chairs immediately caught my eye. I wrote a profile piece about her for We Heart, but wanted to publish our interview in full. So here it is… What’s the most important thing to know...
here's one I made earlier :: paul case furniture

here’s one I made earlier :: paul case furniture

I met Paul Case at the Decorex exhibitors’ launch where I was speaking on behalf of Maggie’s, who was their charity partner this year. He has just launched his first range of furniture, having previously specialised in making one-off bespoke furniture for individual clients. I am delighted to be able to share with you the...
out and about :: paris flea markets

out and about :: paris flea markets

I recently found myself in Paris with a day to spare (lovely situation to be in!), and decided to finally check out the famous flea markets, having read about them on design blogs for years and been completely seduced by images of the weird and wonderful. I wasn’t disappointed. Being a bit of a chair...
out and about :: marni

out and about :: marni

Another highlight of Milan Design Week was the installation by Marni in their sunny courtyard. They commissioned a limited edition of 100 chairs, made by ex-prisoners in Colombia. Marni provided the pattern and colourways, but beyond that, the chairs were designed by the ex-prisoners to a traditional Colombian style – using a metal frame and...
out and about :: ron arad restless

out and about :: ron arad restless

Fab exhibition - go and check it out! It finishes on 16th May.
out and about :: shoreditch and brick lane design guide walk

out and about :: shoreditch and brick lane design guide walk

The Shoreditch and Brick Lane walk from the London Design Guide 2010. Here are the best bits...
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!