Category: The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design

Studio News – New Designers Experience

Welcome back to another studio news & this week we’re doing a roundup of our experience exhibiting at New Designers last month! For those who don’t know Rachael is the Co-founder of Make it in Design, an online design school which is a one-stop shop for all things surface pattern design. Together with the MIID […]

Studio News – Design Crumbs Press!

Happy Wednesday everyone! This year Rachael launched a range of beautiful umbrellas with lovely British brand Soake & we have been thrilled with the response to them! Everyone knows about all of the rain here in the UK so we’re happy to be able to make those grey days that bit brighter! The wonderful Design […]

Say hello at New Designers!

The studio & the Make it in Design team have been busily preparing for New Designers next week where we’re pleased to invite you to come see un on stand A10 (on the first floor near the cafe)! The stand will be friendly, colourful & will be doing cool competitions & giveaways! If that wasn’t […]

Studio News – NYC trip!

Exciting news this week! Rachael has booked her flights for a work trip to NYC with Make it in Design in August! Rachael will be delivering two seminars at Printsource, New York for the second year running. Both seminars will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Seminar 1 on ‘How to make it in design’ is […]

#sketchdoodledraw LIVE in Liverpool!

Event: Sketch Doodle Draw LIVE! with Rachael Taylor Location: Palm House, Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 1AP, UK Date: Monday May 16, 2016 Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm (3 hours) Cost: Absolutely FREE! Theme: Botanicals Register: your interest in attending here We are thrilled to let you know that Rachael Taylor & the Make it in Design team will be in Liverpool hosting Sketch Doodle Draw LIVE! on Monday […]

Summer School 2016 – Early Bird Offer Now On!

We are thrilled to announce the return of Summer School in 2016 – a great way to fill your August with inspiration, creativity, new friends & lots of fun over four weeks! Summer School runs from August 1 – 26, 2016 & you can choose from our beginner,intermediate or advanced track or a combination of them. Back by popular demand, Summer School offers exciting […]

Typography Inspo – Yay It’s Your Day!

Hello everyone & happy Tuesday! We hope everyone had a lovely Monday & that you’re pumped for this week & all the opportunity it brings! After all, there’s always chances to start something new & have new beginnings! Speaking of beginnings, there are definitely some exciting things happening for many creative folk this week; yesterday […]

Studio News – FESPA DIGITAL Round-up

FESPA Digital, which took place last week in Amsterdam has been hailed a huge success by the Roland DG team & everyone involved in the show & we are so thrilled with our collaboration! Some of our lovely Make it in Design graduates stopped by the stand too. Global printer manufacturer Roland DG & Rachael collaborated for […]

Make it in Design – New Classes Start Soon!

Do YOU dream of seeing your designs on fabric, stationery, homewares or other products? Do YOU want to learn all there is to know about becoming a surface pattern designer from someone who’s successfully blazing their own trail as one? Do YOU want to make a name for yourself in this lucrative industry? Yes? Then […]

Color Obstacle Rush – Make it in Design

Hello everyone! Running shoes at the ready! The Make it in Design team will be gathering in Liverpool, UK on Sunday May 15, 2016 to take part in the Color Obstacle Rush – a high energy, crazy & colourful event where we’ll get splattered with paint & overcome obstacles over a 5k course! Though the day will of course […]