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.
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fiera :: in the press

fiera :: in the press

Fiera Magazine has been getting some fantastic press coverage, so I thought I would share some of it with you. “Hang the bunting, strike up the band and let loose the fireworks, for our very own Katie Treggiden is launching a new print magazine,” said We Heart‘s Executive Editor Rob Wilkes. “The new magazine will...
confessions of a design geek :: the best of 2013

confessions of a design geek :: the best of 2013

2013 has been a year of incredible highs and some fairly massive personal lows. It was a year in which my career choice has enabled me to be there for my family, for which I’m really grateful. And it’s also the second year I’ve been able to make a living doing what I love. But...
design geekery :: bauhaus art as life

design geekery :: bauhaus art as life

I hot footed it to the Bauhaus exhibition at the Barbican as soon as it opened, and shared a few thoughts on this week’s Design Geekery column. “Design Geekery; Bauhaus Art As Life I recently spent a very interesting evening exploring the Barbican’s new exhibition, Bauhaus Art As Life. I went to the Bauhaus-Archiv in...
we heart :: pick me up

we heart :: pick me up

I was delighted to discover that Pick Me Up London was on for longer than I had thought, which meant that I could squeeze in a quick visit. “Design Geekery; Pick Me Up After a crazy day running around London on Thursday, I finally managed to get to Pick Me Up at Somerset House. Now...
design geekery :: song dong waste not

design geekery :: song dong waste not

I was at the Barbican for Celebrating Maggie’s and OMA / Progress a couple of weeks ago, and while I was there, thought I would pop into Song Dong’s Waste Not in the Curve. I’m so glad I did – it was a fascinating exhibition and so I wrote about it for this week’s Design...
design geekery :: maggie's

design geekery :: maggie’s

Maggie’s is a charity I have huge amounts of admiration for, and I started my Design Geekery column with a promise of the very best design I could find; design really worth getting excited about, I thought it was about time to include a column about the role design plays for Maggie’s. “Design Geekery; Maggie’s...
design geekery :: a design walk in stockholm

design geekery :: a design walk in stockholm

For this week’s Design Geekery column, I’m taking you on a walk through Stockholm, taking in some design shops and plenty of other inspiration besides… “Design geekery; a design walk in Stockholm I’m a big fan of design walks, and often spend a leisurely afternoon following one of the walks in Max Fraser’s London Design...
design geekery :: grass green

design geekery :: grass green

I fell in love with a new colour at the Stockholm Furniture Fair… grass green is this week’s topic for my Design Geekery column for We Heart. “Design Geekery; Grass Green I’m not a ‘colour’ person. My favourite colour is grey. I like grey and I like white. I used to like black, now I...
design geekery :: the royal festival hall

design geekery :: the royal festival hall

James, editor of We Heart, was recently ribbing me for my ‘obsession with the Southbank Centre’ as he put it, so I thought I would attempt to convert him and his readers, by starting with a column about one of my favourite buildings, the Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall. “Design Geekery; The Royal Festival Hall The...
design geekery :: home london

design geekery :: home london

For this week’s design geekery column, I decided to share the best of Home London, a really well edited design show at London’s Earl’s Court. “Design Geekery; Home London There’s a new design show in town. Showcasing interior accessories, lighting and occasional furniture, Home London launched at Earl’s Court on 15th January and started 2012’s...