Tag Archives: inspiration

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 […]

Friday Inspo – One of Those March Days…

Happy MARCH! Hello everyone! WOW how fantastic is it that it’s already March? That means Spring is well & truly on it’s way (though you wouldn’t think so with the snow we’ve had)! We are so pleased to welcome a brand new month & are getting a little excited to see the back of Winter […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Limited Places!

Join us for Rachael’s next Floral Print Motif Workshop – limited number of places left! The workshop will be taking place on March 4th, 2018 in The Create Workshop, Liverpool UK & there are a limited number of places left if you’d like to join us for a fun day of drawing, chats & delicious treats!  […]

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 & […]

Friday Inso – Face the Fear!

Happy Friday! Hello everyone! Wow – the first week of January is nearly over & it’s hard to believe that we are well & truly into 2018. Many of us are taking on our resolutions & are full of ambition, determination, creativity & excitement for what lies ahead. Inevitably, big dreams can sometimes come with […]

Designing From Nature

I love designing from nature & I’ve been lucky enough to see a range of my floral prints decorate a number of products from giftware to interiors & everything in between. I’ve been hired for various commissions over the years along with licensing my designs globally & numerous brand collaborations. If you want to learn […]

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 […]