Category: Design News

IBA 2018 – Best Interior Lifestyle Blog Nominee

This is so exciting! My little blog has been nominated for the Amara Interior Awards 2018 & has been shortlisted for the Best Interior Lifestyle blog – UK category! Myself & the studio team work hard to make this little blog of ours inspiring, fun & colourful & we really hope to give everyone that […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Manchester!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be hosting a Floral Print Motif Workshop at Reloved Works (run by Reloved Upholstery on Saturday 29th September 2018! It’s very rare that I teach in-person classes these days & this is only the 3rd one that I’ve managed to host this year. As an active designer & Co-founder of Make […]

Creative Summer Happenings!

Hello lovely people! I’ve had a lot of messages about all the creative happenings with my sister company Make it in Design during summer as there’s so many exciting things on right now! First up is our online Summer School starting on July 30th! I love getting creative in the summer, especially in my outdoor studio […]

New beginnings…

I’m such a summer person so I’ve been making time to get out into my garden & outdoor studio recently for some drawing sessions. I’ve been looking at some lovely floral photographic inspo (I always ask permission before using imagery) & doing my usual abstract thing. I’ve ben using my favourite pens from Uniball along with […]

Havana Design Work Trip

I’ve decided to go another design adventure in November & H A V A N A is the next destination for me! I love travel & I feel very lucky to have visited many countries & in recent years, there’s been a fair amount of overseas travel for work too which I know is a […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]

Creative Coaching Sessions with Rachael Taylor

Individual coaching sessions available now! 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 & […]

New Designers 2018 – Talks Panels!

I am so excited to be attending the UK graduate show New Designers again this year! You will be able to find me 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 […]

Creative Coaching Has Launched!

We are EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that Rachael will be taking bookings for hourly creative Skype coaching sessions!* The calendar for appointments is now open! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Reloved Upholstery Collection – Grand Designs Live

Last week we have you sneak peek at Rachael’s upcoming collaboration with Reloved Upholstery for a live demonstration at Grand Designs Live. Today we wanted to give you a better look at the designs Rachael provided for Simion’s Ottomini live build (a small & cute version of an ottoman/footstool). The demos will be on May 8th & […]