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 "modernism"
creative spaces :: aalto house

creative spaces :: aalto house

Way back when I started writing my blog in April 2010, I worked on an old school desk in a corner of my bedroom. I had space for two or three inspirations pictures stuck on the wall above it. One of those pictures was a page torn from an interior design magazine, featuring an aerial...
out and about :: 2 willow road

out and about :: 2 willow road

I was recently invited ”to party like a Champagne Socialist in the stylish rooms of 2 Willow Road, home of architect Ernö Goldfinger and his artist wife, Ursula” by People Will Always Need Plates, to celebrate the launch of their limited edition 2 Willow Road mugs. Obviously, I was there like a shot. Having chatted to Robin and...
out and about :: london's libraries

out and about :: london's libraries

Having recently joined the 20th Century Society, the boy and I joined them for "Lend us your books, a day 'in Libris;'" a day exploring the development of the public library from the turn of the 20th century right through to the 21st; focusing on architecture, planning and design.
out and about :: barbican

out and about :: barbican

The Barbican: once voted Britain's ugliest building, this 35acre, Grade 2 listed estate has been the subject of much controversy and misunderstanding.
about and about :: wim crouwel in conversation

about and about :: wim crouwel in conversation

On March 31st I went to see Rick Poynor in conversation with Wim Crouwel and Wim's son Mels Crouwel at the Design Museum. It was first in a series to mark the retrospective of the iconic graphic designer and typographer; Wim Crouwel, a Graphic Odyssey. Afterwards, I plucked up the courage to speak to the...
thinking about :: design democracy

thinking about :: design democracy

For me, design democracy is sites like made.com and ponoko.com that give users involvement in designing the products they buy, it's the public day at 100% Design, it's furniture design courses at CSM, it lets me have not only access to all the glorious design out there, but also the chance to engage with it...