Category: Studio Behind The Scenes

Good Morning Britain – Style Your Shed Feature!

What an exciting day! This morning Rachael received a little feature on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, the UK’s most talked about morning talk show! As part of their ‘Style Your Shed’ segment Rachael got the chance to talk about her use of colour & pattern design within her Rainbow Daydream outdoor studio/shed/cabin & provided interior […]

Good Morning Britain – TV Filming!

We’re so excited to share with everyone that Rachael & her ‘Rainbow Daydream’ outdoor studio/cabin/shed will be appearing on UK TV on Tuesday 3rd April! ITV’s Good Morning Britain, the UK’s most talked about breakfast television show, got in contact recently as they wanted to film Rachael’s new outdoor studio having seen her entry for […]

VW Serendipity with Rachael Taylor & Max McMurdo

Hello Everyone! 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 & […]

Cinque Terre Design Work Trip

During the Winter I’ve been feeling somewhat unmotivated & uninspired so I acted on impulse & booked flights to Cinque Terre, Italy – you only live once right! I’m going to be sat sketching & writing & I’ll be in designer & colour heaven. What a great way to celebrate 10 years since deciding to leave my […]

Pinterest UK Interiors Awards 2018 – Shortlist!

We were very excited to find out that Rachael has been shortlisted for the Pinterest UK Interior Awards & for the Best Imaginative Idea 2018! All thanks to this pin: This bespoke vinyl floor exclusively designed & created by Rachael features over 50 of her unique patterns, creating a colourful, patternful design for a truly […]

Reloved Upholstery Footstool Course

This year I’ve really been trying to expand on my skills so I decided to sign up for the Reloved Upholstery footstool course in Manchester! I had my popular ‘Organic Origin’ design printed onto luxurious velvet with Fashion Formula, which I tool with me to use on the footstool. The first day was a really […]

Where Women Create 10-page Feature & Cover!

“The print-and-pattern-infused creative spaces of designer Rachael Taylor.” Yes you read that right! I recently received a very generous 10-page feature in the amazing US magazine Where Women Create! I’ve known since late last year that I was lucky enough to get a lovely feature within the magazine, but I had no clue I’d been […]

Feeling Grateful

This is my totally cheesy happy face but I’m feeling very grateful right now for all of the opportunities that I receive through both my design studio & sister company Make it in Design. I do work my socks off for things but equally I’m very lucky that the hard work has paid off & […]

Amazing Spaces – Shed of the Year 2018

I recently announced that I submitted my outdoor studio for Shed of The Year 2018, a programme which is shown on the UK’s Channel 4 & is produced by the same people behind Amazing Spaces with George Clarke. You can now see my submission on the Shed of The Year website, any comments on the site would […]

Doodle Therapy

I think a bit of doodle therapy can be so important for creatives so today I wanted to share a little idea that I always encourage my students on the Make it in Design courses to do. Grab a large sheet of paper or card & stick it to the wall… then just draw & doodle away for […]