Tag Archives: E-course

My Top 16 Highlights of 2018

2018 was very much a whirlwind for me as it was a year of new experiences & definitely one for pushing myself out of my comfort zone. It was also a great year for allocating myself quality time to really explore the direction of my business & creative career & now I’m feeling really clear […]

Last Day of our Gratitude Sale!

Our 40% off gratitude sale ends tonight! 2018 has been such an amazing year & I’m so grateful for everyone who has been a part of that year either by following or supporting my businesses the RT studio & Make it in Design. As a huge, big, massive THANK YOU we extended our November sale […]

The Diversity in Surface Pattern Design

I’ve been sat thinking about my book content & drafting ideas for my sister company global online design school Make it in Design too & these past 12 months have been a whirlwind! What I love about the surface pattern industry is no two days are the same. I’ve designed for greeting cards to fashion, worked […]

Saying Thank You & Extended November Sale!

Saying thank you & feeling so grateful I just wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU. I’m in my 10th year since setting up my 1st company the RT studio & my sister company (global design school) Make it in Design celebrated 7 years last week. Thank you to everyone who has followed […]

Creative Summer Happenings!

Hello lovely people! I’ve had a lot of messages about all the creative happenings with my sister company Make it in Design during summer as there’s so many exciting things on right now! First up is our online Summer School starting on July 30th! I love getting creative in the summer, especially in my outdoor studio […]

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 […]

Passion For Pattern

I always find it hard to explain what it is that I do as a job to people who are new to my work. First & foremost I’m a Print & Pattern Designer, however I’ve been called an Illustrator for the various commissions I’ve worked on, an Author because of my books (although they are […]

Being a Working Designer

Happy Monday! I’ve had an admin heavy / finishing off those niggly jobs kind of weekend. I always like to pin up a giant sheet of paper & create a giant doodle wall on boring days like these & just draw for the fun of it & give myself a little break. This is something […]

Your Design Career

Next year marks the 10th Anniversary since I left my safe/in-house full time design job to fly solo. I literally handed in my notice before the big recession started (obviously I didn’t know that was about to happen), but taking a risk paid off. I felt like a number & not an individual working for […]

Make it in Design – Black Friday Sales!

I feel so lucky to be a working designer & I’m also fortunate enough to teach in a way that is so flexible around my studio & I just adore our Make it in Design community. Setting up Make it in Design with my Co-founder Beth Kempton has been so fun but ultimately we have truly worked our […]