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 "Max Fraser"
out and about :: ldf13 at the v&a

out and about :: ldf13 at the v&a

The V&A is the “hub” of the London Design Festival for the fifth year running – a collaboration that sees LDF commissioning installations that fit within and around the existing V&A collection – as LDF Director Ben Evans said: “We don’t have blank walls in empty exhibition spaces.” But actually, I think that’s what makes...
out and about :: designjunction (LDF12)

out and about :: designjunction (LDF12)

I was really pleased when confessions of a design geek was chosen as a media partner for designjunction this year, and having written so much about the show in the run up, I couldn’t wait to see it in the flesh. I’ve told you all about the venue and several of the exhibitors, so I’ll...
out and about :: london design festival in pictures (part 2)

out and about :: london design festival in pictures (part 2)

A few more snaps from London Design Festival… from top: Interviewing the incredible Sarah Elenany, a problem-solving product designer who’s found herself in the world of fashion, as part of the V&A’s Salon Talks – I also interviewed Marina Willer, Pentagram‘s first female director; Benjamin Hubert‘s prototype lampshades made of tights (honestly!) at designjunction; Bocci‘s fabulous...
interview :: joy of living part 2

interview :: joy of living part 2

I’d heard of Maggie’s before I met Max, but it was his passion for the way that they use design to make people’s lives better that really got me hooked. Last year he created an event called Joy of Living, named for something Maggie Keswick Jencks once said: “It is important not to lose the...
interview :: max fraser, the joy of living

interview :: max fraser, the joy of living

Max Fraser, editor of the London Design Guide (a book which rarely leaves my handbag), has been working on a rather special project. Joy of Living finally sees the light of day on March 15th at Somerset House.
out and about: the temporium

out and about: the temporium

I went to London's latest pop-up design shop; The Temporium, a collaboration between Denzeen, Deborah Spencer and Alice Breed. It featured some of my favourite designers, so I was very excited - and I wasn't disappointed.