Tag Archives: Designer

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 […]

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 […]

Friday Inspo – Awesome Autumnal Patterns!

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! We are so excited that Autumn is only a week away! This time of year always brings us such joy – it means lots of gorgeous colour inspo, tons of fun seasonal crafting & DIY, & fun Autumnal celebrations like Guy Fawkes & Halloween. To get you in the mood for […]

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 […]

Designer Feature – Jill Asterataki of Etsy!

Hello everybody! Welcome back to another fun designer feature on the Rachael Taylor blog! Today we are celebrating some creative talent based in Liverpool (one of our all time favourite cities)! Urbanknickknack, established by the lovely Jill Asterataki is a fabulous Etsy shop featuring tons of colourful & unique designer jewellery. Jill creates wonderfully designed, […]

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 […]

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 […]