Category: Rachael Taylor

Friday Inspo – Good Things Take Time!

Happy Friday Everyone! Hooray for the weekend! As always we hope everybody has had a fabulous week. We wanted to throw another little bit of encouragement & inspiration at you today, just in case any of you out there were in need of a little boost. Today’s message is all around patience & positivity; often […]

Tuesday Inspo – Marvellous Mood Boards!

Hello everybody! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog for some more fabulous inspo! As Rachael loves to share her design process on Instagram, we thought it would be fun to explore one of our all time favourite parts of design creation: mood boarding! In a few words, mood boards are a collection of your favourite things, arranged […]

Competition For UK Art, Fashion & Design Students!

I am so excited that myself & sister site Make it in Design have partnered with wide format printer manufacturer Roland DG for a competition aimed at 6th form, college & university art, fashion & design students in the UK. The competition officially launched whilst the Make it in Design team were exhibiting at New Designers in London a […]

Studio News – Getting Ready For Autumn!

Happy Wednesday everyone. As I write this it’s a rare hot day in the UK but in the Rachael Taylor studio we’re already preparing for Autumn! The first day of Autumn officially starts with the Autumnal Equinox on the 22nd of September & we can’t be more excited for the cold nights, fireworks & especially the […]

Birthday Fun – Paper Decorations

Hello everyone! Last month I got to celebrate my little Blayke Lennon turning 2! Where does the time go? I had so much fun decorating our family room & I kindly received a selection of decorations by Sky Lantern Original to make the event so much more special! I selected a variety of shapes & […]

Make a House a Home – Guest Room / En-suite

Welcome back to my new blog series! I hope you found the first, second & third installments informative & helpful for your own renovations or decorating projects. I’m pleased to finally be sharing lots of detailed ‘before’, ‘during’ & ‘after’ photos of some of the other rooms in my home. The next project we tackled was the guest room & en-suite […]

Studio News – Fun in The Rain!

Summer is coming to an end here in the UK & for anyone who knows even a little bit about our weather they’ll know that rain is a given. Usually that would be a downer but when you have a range of umbrellas as fun & bright as Rachael’s, a little bit of rain won’t […]

Wild Portfolio Building Adventure Starts Today!

It’s a SUPER EXCITING day today for our sister site Make it in Design as we welcome new students & old friends to the start of The Ultimate Portfolio Builder! Today we unite surface pattern designers from around the world looking to propel their careers to the next level. “This course is an aspiring surface pattern designer’s dream come […]

Studio News – Doodle Mania!

Happy Wednesday everyone! Recently we’ve been spotting Rachael’s debut book ’20 Ways to Draw a Doodle’ in some very cool shops! We still get excited seeing them out in the wild! They have been spotted in the likes of Fred Aldous, Waterstones, the Moma, the Tate & many more. They’ve also been published in other languages such […]

Friday Inspo – Colour Swatch Love!

Hello & Happy Friday Everyone! Welcome back to the RT blog for some more pre-weekend inspiration & positive vibes! We hope everyone has had an amazing week so far. As always we want to provide you with some creative ammunition to inspire your next project, whether it’s designing some new summery surface patterns to doing […]