Category: The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design

Travelling To Helsinki + Sketch Doodle Draw!

Hello there or should I say Hei! Rachael & I are so excited to be heading to Helsinki, Finland this week with the rest of the team from our sister site Make it in Design! Make sure to follow us both on Instagram (Rachael / Kelly) for cool & creative inspiration! While we’ll be having […]

Make it in Design School – Classes Begin!

A very Happy Monday to you all! It’s an exciting day today for our sister site Make it in Design as we welcome both new & previous students to the start of our community & new round of classes! ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Module 1: Designing Your Way is a fantastic introduction to the surface pattern design industry & helps YOU to find […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rachael Taylor in NYC!

Hey there! From August 6th -12th, Rachael will be in New York city attending & speaking at Printsource as well as taking part in Make it in Design‘s second #sketchdoodledraw event! Keep reading to find out more information about the events. The Future Cafe Seminars Location: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 Date: August […]

Summer School 2016 – Begins August 1st!

We’re on the countdown to the start of THE on-line design event of the summer with our sister site Make it in Design. The Make it in Design Summer School 2016 officially kicks off on Monday August 1st & we’re getting so excited for it! The classrooms will shortly be opening today to allow those […]

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 […]