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 "photography"
fiera :: making a kickstarter page

fiera :: making a kickstarter page

We’ve been hard at work getting everything ready to the launch the KIckstarter campaign that will fund Fiera Magazine, with the help of a few friends, so I just wanted to take this opportunity to say a few thank yous. Firstly a huge thank you to Yeshen Venema for shooting our dummy magazine for us....
photos of numbers :: 100, WG04 & 8

photos of numbers :: 100, WG04 & 8

Hello and happy Friday! Here’s a little collection of numbers for all you type geeks. I love the 100. It took me a few goes to get it right, but I think it shows that you can get interesting photos of even the most mundane things if you try a little harder to find an...
photos of numbers :: 15, 1234567890 & 23

photos of numbers :: 15, 1234567890 & 23

This week’s photos of numbers are following a definite yellow and black theme! Top and bottom are the results of a fab photography workshop I did with the lovely Emily Quinton at the new West Elm store on Tottenham Court Road last week. And in the middle is my very thoughtful Christmas present from the...
feature :: life through the lens of a lomo

feature :: life through the lens of a lomo

A little while ago, I decided to spend a day following the 10 Golden Rules of Lomography to see how they would affect my photography, and my creativity. Before I tell you how I got on, here’s a bit of background… The story of Lomography began in 1991 when a group of Viennese students discovered...
interview :: tom dymond

interview :: tom dymond

This is the second in my series of interviews with the creative people involved in the Olympics. Tom Dymond is Rex Features’ youngest staff photographer and the youngest photographer to be accredited to shoot top-league football. I spoke to him about what it means to him to document the Olympics and how people at the...
here's one I made earlier :: cyanotype

here's one I made earlier :: cyanotype

Inspired by a recent exhibition about camera-less photography at the V&A called Shadow Catchers, I thought I'd try my hand at cyanotype, a type of 'sun printing'.
here's one I made earlier :: an explorer of southwold

here's one I made earlier :: an explorer of southwold

In dire need of a bit of R&R, some inspiration and a birthday treat, the boy and I headed off to lovely Southwold for a weekend break. For a change of creative tact we went armed with “How to be an explorer of the world” by Kerri Smith and no less than four different cameras...
creative spaces :: emma bond

creative spaces :: emma bond

This month's creative spaces post features the enchantingly titled "Orchard Studio;" home to Emma Bond's garden design business. The wonderful photography is all by Emma herself.
here's one I made earlier :: mini diana

here’s one I made earlier :: mini diana

Apparently there are 10 Golden Rules to lomography, which we tried to follow on our first outing with Diana, which took us to Hawaii and San Francisco (and somewhat reluctantly; back to London).