“I believe in the power of making. I believe in telling stories that matter. I believe in making a difference.”
Katie Treggiden is a craft and design writer with almost 20 years' experience in the creative industries. For the past decade she has been discovering and championing designer-makers by telling stories that challenge dominant narratives. She regularly contributes to publications such as the Guardian, Crafts Magazine, Elle Decoration, Design Milk and Monocle. She has written four books and established the award-winning design blog confessions of a design geek and the independent print magazine Fiera. Her latest book, Weaving: Contemporary Makers on the Loom (Ludion), was published in September 2018. She also draws upon a 12-year career in advertising to work with clients such as Maggie’s Centres, Bethan Gray and Universal Design Studios helping them to define and articulate their brands. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Trustee of the Leach Pottery and a volunteer for Shelterbox. Katie holds a BSc Hons and a CIM post-graduate diploma in marketing management, an IDM diploma in direct and internet marketing and a certificate in interior design. She is currently studying for an MSt in the History of Design at the University of Oxford.
“Writing as functional and elegant as an Ercol chair” – Caroline Davidson