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Katie | September 22, 2013

Rachel Powell Tent London LDF13

Tent London has always been one of my favourite shows at the London Design Festival, which is why I was so keen to work with them for BRINK. It’s been really fun to see behind the scenes this year as an exhibitor, but I still found time to explore the rest of the show. I worked with the very talented boys at R&A Collaborations to make this gorgeous little film about the inspirations behind some of my favourite designs…

Eric Landon from Tortus Copenhagen said: “The inspiration behind many of these products is the materials themselves … and all the possibilities that exist when you make things by hand,” echoing Bjorn Andersson‘s inspiration, which he finds in the process of playing with shapes and models. I was also really interested to learn about the Arts and Crafts influences in Sebastian Cox‘s work.

Sebastian Cox Tent London LDF13

It’s the last day of 2013’s London Design Festival, but you’ve still got time, so…

confessions of a design geek guide to LDF13

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Founding Editor – Katie Treggiden

Having established confessions of a design geek in 2010, Katie Treggiden has gone on to a career in design journalism, writing for titles such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, Elle Decoration, Stylist, Design Milk and Ideal Home. In 2014, she launched Fiera, an independent magazine dedicated to discovering new talent at the world’s design fairs. Her second book, Makers of East London, was published in 2015.

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