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Posts Tagged ‘London Design Festival’

Introducing Fiera, a new Design Magazine: Interview with founder Katie Treggiden

Katie Treggiden is the writer behind much loved design blog Confessions of a Design Geek. Her new print publication aims to introduce the best design discovered at design festivals, with integral analysis and opinion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I was super stoked to pick up a copy of Fiera on my recent visit to Home London: this new magazine is the brainchild of prolific design writer Katie Treggiden - the author of Confessions of a Design Geek - and aims to shed an analytical light on the many design fairs that she visits across the world. It's a super ambitious project that was funded through a very successful Kickstarter campaign which raised over £16,000, and the final publication is a beautiful book, designed by the ace Jeremy Leslie of Magculture. Having recently run my own Kickstarter campaign to produce a book I was very keen to catch up with Katie to find… read more

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Tent London 2013 Preview: Best of Tent London 2012

As design lovers gear up for Tent London 2013 I bring you a selection of my favourite discoveries in 2012. Many are bound to be showcasing again this year... so let's whet our appetites.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It comes on hard after London Fashion Week, but I always make sure to get along to Tent London at the Truman Brewery: for this huge and sprawling exhibition is […]

An interview with jewellery designer and gemologist expert Milena Kovanovic

Jewellery designer Milena Kovanovic tells me about her inspiration from the depths of the ocean, and shares some unusual facts about gems.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Milena Kovanovic by Laura Hickman. I was blown away by the unusual jewels of Milena Kovanovic when I first discovered her at The Craft Market last year, curated by Megan […]

Constructive Studio: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Preview Interview

Introducing the brand new fashion and home interiors collection from Constructive Studio: a collaboration between graphic designer Craig Yamey and fashion designer Ian Scott Kettle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Constructive Studio is a brand new label launching this season, a collaboration between graphic designer Craig Yamey and fashion designer Ian Scott Kettle, who discovered a mutual love of street […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Lighting Design

Lighting design was not particularly in abundance at Tent London, but I loved a glow-in-the-dark ghost lamp by REthinkthings, blown glass shades by Curiousa & Curiousa and etched wood veneer lamps by Rachel Powell.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hand blown glass lighting by Curiousa & Curiousa. I have been collecting fabulous lamps since I first started to scavenge second hand stores as a teenager. Here’s what caught my […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Ceramics Design

Wonderful ceramics from the likes of Bodo Sperlein, Kitty and Dude, Ikuko Iwamoto and Richard Brendon. Plus exciting 3D product design from Shapeways.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The ceramics on display at Tent London were wonderfully varied. I loved these curvy stacks of bowls inspired by the shapes of blossoms, treatment by Bodo Sperlein for Niko. The […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Surface Design

Lovely surface design on various applications: fab wallpaper from Flavor Paper and Kate Usher, textiles from Bluebellgray and a surprise appearance from Danish designer Lisa Grue, who I last met in Copenhagen!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wallpaper by Kate Usher Studio. The printed textile designer in me will always be a sucker for great decorative surface design. Here’s some fabulous stuff that I found at Tent […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Furniture Design

Meet the likes of furniture designers Jan Plechac, Anthony Hartley, Alex Garnett and Shell Thomas in this first review from Tent London, which showcases the most progressive new design at the London Design Festival very year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Furniture by Anthony Hartley. This year I once again visited Tent London hot on the heels of London Fashion Week. At the end of September the creme de la creme […]

Anti Design Festival: as seen by participant Dave Charlesworth

I didn't make it down to the Anti Design Festival, but I was keen to hear how it went. So I asked participating artist Dave Charlesworth of Charlesworth, Lewandowski & Mann to write me up his thoughts.

Written by Dave Charlesworth

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Written by Jess Stokes

Last weekend a thousand protestors descended on Ratcliffe-On-Soar power station to protest against the continued use of coal power, try one of the biggest source of carbon emissions . The […]

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Art Listings: 21st – 27th September

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Written by Satu Fox

There’s more than one creative industry in swinging London town. This week sees the start of the London Design Festival, more about more about which is open to everyone. There’s […]