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 "Interviews"
interview :: room 39

interview :: room 39

Next up in my series of interviews with exhibitors at Home London‘s Homegrown is Petra Green aka Room 39. I discovered Petra’s work recently, when I was asked to pick my Christmas ‘wish list’ for Blog and Buy Sale and included her gorgeous Knit Knit bedlinen in ink blue. What’s the most important thing to know...
here's one I made earlier :: the making of interviews

here’s one I made earlier :: the making of interviews

As I’m sure you are aware, I published a book in September. It’s called Interviews and it’s a collection of eighteen conversations with designers; from illustrators and graphic designers to product and furniture designers; and from recent graduates to design Gods like Wim Crouwel. A few people have been asking about the production process, so...
interview :: joanna boyle

interview :: joanna boyle

I was fortunate to be introduced to the very talented Joanna Boyle just as she was graduating from University College Falmouth and just as I was putting together my book, Interviews. Her work has since also appeared in the Parabola Project Issue II; Quickening, which I wrote about a couple of weeks ago. I thought...
interview :: alexandre bettler

interview :: alexandre bettler

I met Alex after he took part in the Design Museum‘s ‘Pecha Kucha X Wim Crouwel’ event and was fascinated by his unusual approach to the design process. I couldn’t wait to talk to him afterwards and find out more… What’s the most important thing to know about you? Not sure; maybe my name, so...
interview :: michael c place

interview :: michael c place

I might have mentioned in the past that I’m a huge fan of Helvetica – the typeface and the film. The thing I loved most about the latter was the utter passion and conviction displayed by those interviewed. One of my favourite people in the film was Michael C Place, Creative Director of Build. So...
out and about :: interviews launch party

out and about :: interviews launch party

Last night was the launch party for my new book, Interviews. It’s been the light at the end of the tunnel through many late nights working on the book, so it was amazing to finally get there, and be able to raise a glass to all the wonderful people who’ve helped me. A huge thank...
here's one I made earlier :: interviews

here’s one I made earlier :: interviews

A few months ago I was chatting to William Shaw, Web Editor for London Design Festival about an interview I had done for him. “You do know you’ve got a book on your hands, don’t you?” he said. I stared at him blankly. He went on to explain that he thought the collection of interviews...