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 "rob ryan"
interview :: rob ryan

interview :: rob ryan

I have been a Rob Ryan fan since his entire studio decamped to Somerset House for the very first Pick Me Up, a graphic art exhibition now in its fourth year. So I was very excited to finally get the chance to interview the man himself… What’s the most important thing to know about you?...
out and about :: columbia road

out and about :: columbia road

A recent trip to the opening of the Mini Moderns Pop-Up Shoppe brought me to Columbia Road. I have been meaning to go to Columbia Road since I moved to London 12 years ago, although I have to confess it was the flower market that I’d heard about. The shops weren’t on my radar at...
interview :: mini moderns

interview :: mini moderns

I have been a fan of Mini Moderns since my very first visit to Tent London many moons ago. I can remember being utterly star struck the first time I met them in person. Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire are both thoroughly lovely, very talented and incredibly generous with their time and expertise, volunteering for initiatives like Boost....
interview :: helen lang

interview :: helen lang

Helen is a Westcountry lass, now living and working in South West London as an illustrator. Her quirky artworks convey her slightly obscure sense of humour with a sense of craft and elegance.
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.
quirky gifts for the design geek in your life

quirky gifts for the design geek in your life

I'm fed up with buying the same old presents from the same old shops every year. So this year, as well making some teacup candles myself, I've spent some time researching unusual and original presents that (hopefully!) will be warmly received and cherished for years to come, rather than swiftly ending up as landfill. Here...
out and about :: pick me up at somerset house

out and about :: pick me up at somerset house

Pick Me Up at Somerset House smelt of paper and ink and making things, which is always a good start!