Novocastrian’s Uncompromisingly Northern Furniture (AnOther Magazine)

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Katie Treggiden speaks to the Newcastle-based design trio – a designer, an architect and a metal worker – putting their hometown firmly on the map.

With their debut collection at the London Design Festival’s designjunction and Newcastle’s Northern Design Festival, and an award for Best New Designer under their belts already, Novocastrian has burst onto the design scene with a singularly local approach to design and manufacture.

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Norwegian Arts, November 2015

Norwegian Arts has just published a story I wrote for them called Norwegian wool. (All copy is as submitted.)

Ever since Sarah Lund stepped onto our screens via Danish television series The Killing, sporting that jumper (actually of Scottish origin), our interest in Scandinavian wool has been piqued. But the Norwegians have been working in wool for centuries. Katie Treggiden investigates the enduring appeal of this ancient material.

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The Guardian, April 2015

On Saturday 11th April, my first article for the Guardian was published in their Weekend Magazine – a report on the rising popularity of Scandinavian design. (All copy is as submitted.)

The New Scandi

With an appetite for innovation and a new generation of talent, the Scandinavians are coming – again. Katie Treggiden explores the rebirth of Nordic design.

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Best in Class, Clerkenwell Design Week (Desso)

Katie Treggiden was invited by Desso to curate an exhibition of design graduates’ work entitled Best in Class. I scoured degree shows up and down the country and selected work by six incredible new designers.

Inventor and founder of the Special Projects studio in London, Adrian Westaway who spoke at the launch of the exhibition said, “I’m constantly amazed at the work coming out by design students these days, and this selection of six designs is a beautiful balance of optimism, experimentation and rethinking the ordinary. The future is clearly in great hands!”