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 "design geekery"
design geekery :: bauhaus art as life

design geekery :: bauhaus art as life

I hot footed it to the Bauhaus exhibition at the Barbican as soon as it opened, and shared a few thoughts on this week’s Design Geekery column. “Design Geekery; Bauhaus Art As Life I recently spent a very interesting evening exploring the Barbican’s new exhibition, Bauhaus Art As Life. I went to the Bauhaus-Archiv in...
we heart :: pick me up

we heart :: pick me up

I was delighted to discover that Pick Me Up London was on for longer than I had thought, which meant that I could squeeze in a quick visit. “Design Geekery; Pick Me Up After a crazy day running around London on Thursday, I finally managed to get to Pick Me Up at Somerset House. Now...
design geekery :: song dong waste not

design geekery :: song dong waste not

I was at the Barbican for Celebrating Maggie’s and OMA / Progress a couple of weeks ago, and while I was there, thought I would pop into Song Dong’s Waste Not in the Curve. I’m so glad I did – it was a fascinating exhibition and so I wrote about it for this week’s Design...
design geekery :: maggie's

design geekery :: maggie’s

Maggie’s is a charity I have huge amounts of admiration for, and I started my Design Geekery column with a promise of the very best design I could find; design really worth getting excited about, I thought it was about time to include a column about the role design plays for Maggie’s. “Design Geekery; Maggie’s...
design geekery :: a design walk in stockholm

design geekery :: a design walk in stockholm

For this week’s Design Geekery column, I’m taking you on a walk through Stockholm, taking in some design shops and plenty of other inspiration besides… “Design geekery; a design walk in Stockholm I’m a big fan of design walks, and often spend a leisurely afternoon following one of the walks in Max Fraser’s London Design...
design geekery :: grass green

design geekery :: grass green

I fell in love with a new colour at the Stockholm Furniture Fair… grass green is this week’s topic for my Design Geekery column for We Heart. “Design Geekery; Grass Green I’m not a ‘colour’ person. My favourite colour is grey. I like grey and I like white. I used to like black, now I...
design geekery :: the royal festival hall

design geekery :: the royal festival hall

James, editor of We Heart, was recently ribbing me for my ‘obsession with the Southbank Centre’ as he put it, so I thought I would attempt to convert him and his readers, by starting with a column about one of my favourite buildings, the Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall. “Design Geekery; The Royal Festival Hall The...
design geekery :: home london

design geekery :: home london

For this week’s design geekery column, I decided to share the best of Home London, a really well edited design show at London’s Earl’s Court. “Design Geekery; Home London There’s a new design show in town. Showcasing interior accessories, lighting and occasional furniture, Home London launched at Earl’s Court on 15th January and started 2012’s...