In Conversation with Katie Treggiden

7 February 2023

Deadline: February 23, 2023


Craft NI are excited to release the 2023 Spring Programme, starting with a Conversation with Katie Treggiden, author, journalist and speaker who is currently exploring the question ‘can craft save the world?’ through an emerging body of work that includes her fifth book, Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure (Ludion, 2020), and a podcast, Circular with Katie Treggiden.

Taking place over zoom on Thursday 23rd February at 2pm, join us for a Conversation with Katie Treggiden with insights and observations arising from her research into the role craft can play in a circular economy.

During this session, Katie will discuss emerging trends and some recent examples of steps that makers are taking on their journey to increasing sustainability in their craft practices. If you have questions for Katie or examples of your own that you’d like to share, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Katie is keen to structure the conversation around maker questions to keep the session as relevant as possible. If you have any questions for Katie please make sure to email them ahead of time by Monday 13th February to

This session will be recorded, if you’d like to ask a question anonymously, please notify Lorna.

Register your place on this free webinar here.


About Katie:

Katie Treggiden is an author, journalist, podcaster and keynote speaker championing a circular approach to design. She is also the founder and director of Making Design Circular, a membership community in which designer-makers get to feel proud of contributing to a thriving planet with every product they make. With 20 years’ experience in the creative industries, she regularly contributes to publications such as The Guardian, Crafts Magazine and Design Milk. She is currently exploring the question ‘can craft save the world?’ through an emerging body of work that includes her fifth book, Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure (Ludion, 2020), and a podcast, Circular with Katie Treggiden. She has launched, edited and published an award-winning design blog and an independent print magazine. She recently gained a distinction for her Master’s Degree in the History of Design from the University of Oxford. She was the co-founder of women’s network Bloom and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Find out more about Katie and her work, here.


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