Tag Archives: Surface Pattern

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 […]

Drawing & Designing Florals

It’s been over 12 years since I graduated from University & I’ve been lucky enough to have designed florals for almost every area in the marketplace. It’s really rewarding to see my prints & patterns on physical products. I’ve always created designs using a variety of subject matter from geometric & abstract to typography etc., […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – March 2018!

Tickets are now available for the next Floral Print Motif Workshop! The workshop will be taking place on March 4th, 2018 in The Create Workshop, Liverpool & there is currently a £20 off discount if you book before 18.12.17! Have a read through our lovely brochure for full details. You can also check out #rachaeltaylorworkshop Below you […]

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 […]

Styling With Quirky Details #3

Hello there! Throughout my home renovation & garden design project I’ve found that it really is the quirky details that add so much personality & dimension to a room. Today I wanted to share some tips & tricks that I use in my own home & studios to really make a room pop: I love […]

Styling My Licensed Glassware Designs

Hey everybody! Recently we had quite a few photoshoots for my own brand & for my sister site Make it in Design & we had a lot of fun styling up some of my licensed glassware designs for Ritzenhoff. I love working with this brand & I’m always so impressed with the gorgeous quality of […]

Let’s Create Some Floral Magic Together!

Hi everyone! I’m so excited about November as this is the month that I will be running my first ever Floral Print Motif Workshop in Liverpool, UK on November 14th! It’s so rare that I get the time to actually teach in-person these days, so I just can’t wait to get stuck in & create some […]