New Designers 2018 - Talks panels
Rachael is very excited to be attending the UK graduate show New Designers again this year. You will be able to find her on stand A6 with the Make it in Design team on June 27th & 28th, as well as on several invaluable talks panels on June 28th as part of The Design Trust & Make it in Design Start Up Day collaboration.Click to find out more
Creative Coaching Has Launched!
We are EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that Rachael Taylor will be taking bookings for hourly creative Skype coaching sessions. The calendar for appointments is now open & they are available in the shop! Rachael has a true passion for helping others & loves teaching & best of all, as a working designer, she is always up to date with the latest design skills & active in the industry. She has lived through a colourful & eventful design career & continues to evolve & push design innovation along with always positively contributing to the design community.Click to read more in our lovely detailed brochure
ACID Female Design Champion Award - Runner Up!
If you’re a follower of our sister site Make it in Design & have taken one of Rachaels acclaimed surface pattern e-courses, you’ll know how passionate we are about promoting intellectual property awareness. We are huge supporters of the AMAZING ACID Advisory Council & the Design Council & their mission to enlighten & support designers all over the world. In the lead up to World IP Day 2018, ACID announced that one designer will be awarded the ACID Female Design Champion Award. The award, which focuses on the brilliance, ingenuity, curiosity, & courage of women, celebrates those who drive change, innovation & creativity in the design industry. Earlier this week we were absolutely thrilled to hear following the initial judging by Sarah Weir, OBE., CEO of the Design Council & her team, that Rachael was selected as a runner up for the ACID Female Design Champion Award! "Many congratulations & all good wishes from the ACID team. There was much competition & The Design Council said of your designs, "In particular for Rachaels extraordinary contribution to teaching & passing on her knowledge to so many others."" - ACID team / Sarah Weir, OBE., CEO of the Design Council & her teamClick to find out more
VW Serendipity with Rachael Taylor & Max McMurdo
Exciting news! In celebration of ten years flying solo with her design business, Rachael has teamed up with upcycling and furniture guru Max McMurdo on a brand new and exciting project titled VW Serendipity. The project, which will oversee a complete conversion of a Volkswagen T6 Kombi Transporter Van into a portable mini design studio & creative mentoring space, officially commenced this week with some creative planning days between Rachael & Max. VW Serendipity promises a wealth of innovation & skill collaboration, from unique surface pattern application, creative styling, and adventurous uses of colour from Rachael Taylor combined with clever space-hacks, unique upcycled elements & beautifully engineered functionality from Max McMurdo. Check out the article where Rachael & Max share their news on this innovative & exciting project!Click to read more