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 the Guardian, Dezeen, Design Milk, the Telegraph and Ideal Home.
Posts tagged "photos of numbers"
photos of numbers :: 12, 44 of 50 & 4

photos of numbers :: 12, 44 of 50 & 4

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in yesterday’s photos of numbers challenge on Instagram – some absolutely fantastic entries made it very tricky to pick just three, but here they are… The first was spotted by Daniele Prosdocimo aka @dprosdocimo in Singapore. 44 of 50 is the edition number and a tiny...
photos of numbers :: 7, 60 & 123

photos of numbers :: 7, 60 & 123

Photos of numbers is back! Thank you so much to everyone who took part in yesterday’s Instagram challenge – these are my favourite snaps… The fantastically retro “Alabama 7″ was snapped by @designfizz and was spotted near Elizabeth Bay in Sydney. Bringing a bit of sunshine to a rainy day, @octobercomms, shared number 60 on...
photos of numbers :: it's back!

photos of numbers :: it’s back!

I am very excited to announce that the photos of numbers Instagram challenge is back! Simply share your pics on Instagram next Thursday, include #photosofnumbers and @coadg in the caption or comments, and I’ll pick my favourites to share on the blog the following day! Easy. The numbers above are from our last challenge –...
photos of numbers :: 5, e293 & 639

photos of numbers :: 5, e293 & 639

Hello and happy Friday! I’m still catching up with belated Instagram challenge pics – here my faves from the week before last… The beautifully autumnal number 5 was by the lovely @kirsty_whyte while out on a run, @lulabelle_75 spotted e293 in Devon, and the ubiquitous @jackbarnes snapped the 639 as part of We One Thousand,...
photos of numbers :: 25, 20,15,5,78,15,20,19,5,82,20,23,5,78 & 8

photos of numbers :: 25, 20,15,5,78,15,20,19,5,82,20,23,5,78 & 8

I’ve been unable to access my beloved Instagram for a couple of weeks due to mobile phone issues, so I’m a bit behind on sharing my favourites from our weekly #photosofnumbers challenge. Here are my top picks from the week before last… The clay 25 is from @helenyoyo who had a while kiln full of...
photos of numbers :: 14, 75 & 2

photos of numbers :: 14, 75 & 2

Thank you again to everyone who played last week’s #photosofnumbers Instagram challenge – some fantastic shots! It’s so much fun watching them come in every Friday. It was a tough call, but here are my top three for this week… “14,14,14” as they put it is by graphic designers @unlimiteddesign – I love shadows of...
photos of numbers :: 1,2,3,4,5, 55 & 2

photos of numbers :: 1,2,3,4,5, 55 & 2

Hello and happy Friday! Thank you to everyone who got involved in last week’s Instagram challenge – these are my favourite three… The first is from the @thebookshopat, who says “#photosofnumbers in my new street #NW10.” The 55 in the middle┬áis from the lovely @sabinezetteler, although she does confess in the comments that it was...
photos of numbers :: 4, 35 & 4, 14, 7, 12, 11, 13, 24

photos of numbers :: 4, 35 & 4, 14, 7, 12, 11, 13, 24

Hello and happy Friday! Thanks so much to everyone who took part in last Friday’s #photosofnumbers Instagram challenge – here are my favourites… First up, fresh fish from first time player @lornasyson, then a fabulous 35 from @bishboodle and finally it’s a third time win from @bookeralex, with his seaside sails, snapped in Falmouth. Don’t...
photos of numbers :: 13, 57 & 4 (and some others!)

photos of numbers :: 13, 57 & 4 (and some others!)

Hello and happy Friday! I’m in sunny (honestly – it’s 20 degrees!) Poland for Lodz Design Week, so look out for any numbers I spot while I’m there. In the meantime, here are my favourites from last Friday’s Instagram challenge… First up, I love the the number 13 from @prettydandybex – I assume the bearded,...
photos of numbers :: 10, 110 & 22

photos of numbers :: 10, 110 & 22

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in last week’s Instagram challenge – what a fabulous selection of photos of numbers! Here are my favourites… No Ten is by Annie Kruse aka @stylejuicer, the 110 is by the fabulous Tina Ramchandani aka @lifeinsketch and was snapped in New York’s Tribeca, and the two...
photos of numbers :: 16,18,20, 39 & 12,13,14

photos of numbers :: 16,18,20, 39 & 12,13,14

Thank you so much to everyone who got involved in the #photosofnumbers instagram challenge last Friday. It was a really tough call, but here are my favourite three… I love spotting numbers on boats and particularly liked the reflection in this picture by Mo Freiknecht aka @frau_knallbraun. I LOVE huge numbers, so the no 39...
photos of numbers :: 12, 38 & 2

photos of numbers :: 12, 38 & 2

Thanks so much to everyone who took part in last Friday’s #photosofnumbers Instagram challenge – there were some absolute corkers! My favourites, not least because they are so colour co-ordinated, were these three… The first one is from @sortdesign, who said “A good looking number 12 today on my 1960s wall calendar.” The middle one...