Floral Print Motif Workshops in 2019

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve just released four dates across 2019 for my next in-person Floral Print Motif Workshops & best of all it’s hosted at the gorgeous @relovedworks in Stockport. The groups are purposely more intimate (capped at 8 maximum) so you get lots of that all important 1-to-1 time & there’s a super relaxed […]

Vote for us in the UK Blog Awards!

I’m so super chuffed to be in the running for another blog award, I love sharing creative content & to hear that it continues to inspire others makes me feel all kinds of happy. Below is a little snippet from my page on my feelings on blogging: “It is a wonderful way of getting to express […]

Plant Girl Iris – Winter at Arley Hall

Some of you may know that I have been spending one day a week at Arley Hall gardens where I have been getting training from the head gardener. This resulted in me creating my alias ‘Plant Girl Iris’ & I now document my training days, my own personal gardening & my image library for my drawings over […]

Last shopping dates for Christmas!

Wishing you a merry & bright festive season! A big, big thank you to those who have already shopped with us this festive season! Shopping small & independent business’ is so important not just for your local community but for the world as a whole to help celebrate unique, stand-out design with personality. We also guarantee […]

Pantone Colour of The Year 2019! – Living Coral

I’m a HAPPY girl! For those that know me or my design work, well you can imagine how much I yelped with excitement when hearing that such a luscious coral was the choice for Pantone of The Year 2019! I live for this colour! My design portfolio is crammed full with coral shades (spanning across […]

UK Blog Awards Nominee – Vote Now!

SO EXCITING! Our little blog has been nominated in the UK Blog Awards for the ‘Design & Architecture’ category! Myself & the studio team work hard on our blog to provide lots of gorgeous design inspiration, tips & knowledge so we’d be so grateful for your support. – – – – – – – – […]

Last Day of our Gratitude Sale!

Our 40% off gratitude sale ends tonight! 2018 has been such an amazing year & I’m so grateful for everyone who has been a part of that year either by following or supporting my businesses the RT studio & Make it in Design. As a huge, big, massive THANK YOU we extended our November sale […]

The Diversity in Surface Pattern Design

I’ve been sat thinking about my book content & drafting ideas for my sister company global online design school Make it in Design too & these past 12 months have been a whirlwind! What I love about the surface pattern industry is no two days are the same. I’ve designed for greeting cards to fashion, worked […]

Saying Thank You & Extended November Sale!

Saying thank you & feeling so grateful I just wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU. I’m in my 10th year since setting up my 1st company the RT studio & my sister company (global design school) Make it in Design celebrated 7 years last week. Thank you to everyone who has followed […]

Friday Inspo – Escape the Ordinary!

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We are thrilled it’s Friday & we hope you’ve all had a wonderful week. Today we’re sharing a fun typographic design by Brit + Co – it’s a fun little reminder to escape the day to day & do something different! If we stick too much […]