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 "furniture"
here's one I made earlier :: landscape of gravity

here’s one I made earlier :: landscape of gravity

This month I’m sharing some of my favourite posts from 2014 – I loved Kirsi Enkovaara approach to pattern creation – really clever, with stunning results… I spotted Kirsi Enkovaara‘s final project Landscape of Gravity at Show RCA 2014, the Royal College of Art’s degree show. Being a girl who loves water and printing, I...
interview :: domaas/høgh

interview :: domaas/høgh

I almost met Norwegian design duo Ane Domaas and Kathrine Høgh aka Domaas/Høgh at 100% Design, where they were showing their products in London for the first time! Sadly we just missed each other, so I thought it was only right to follow up with an interview after the event, so here it is… What’s the...
out and about :: vitrahaus

out and about :: vitrahaus

Earlier this year, I was very lucky to be invited to the Vitra Campus summer party. I have already posted about the Campus and the art-come-food, but today I want to show you around VitraHaus. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the idea was to create a series of domestic spaces that could be used...
creative spaces :: designersblock

creative spaces :: designersblock

Designersblock have been camping in this disused pub “until September” for eleven years. Co-founder Piers Robers has even lived here for much of that time. The pub closed in 1994 and because it is the only example of Victorian architecture on the street, isn’t allowed to be knocked down. It is owned by the Geffrye...
interview :: john miller and anna hart

interview :: john miller and anna hart

Since MARK's launch at 100% Design in 2008 (at which the Net chair scooped the Blueprint 100% Design award for best new interior product) it has been putting Cornish design and Cornish designers on a national if not international stage.
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
interview: tom raffield

interview: tom raffield

I love Tom Raffield's beautiful steam-bent wooden creations - they are so clearly inspired by my favourite corner of England; the wild West(country). He very sweetly agreed to an interview, which is as inspirational as his creations...
interview :: furniture magpies

interview :: furniture magpies

With a manifesto like "We dont believe in good furniture going to landfill when it can be redesigned into a piece that people can love all over again," what's not to love?
out and about :: tent

out and about :: tent

I rushed back from the West Country on Saturday and headed straight over to the East side of town for this year's TENT, and boy was I glad I did!
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.
out and about :: clerkenwell design week

out and about :: clerkenwell design week

Heartbreakingly, as you can probably tell from this sad little unused wristband, work commitments kept me from Clerkenwell's inaugural Design Week, so I've trawled the net for the best bits.
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.