Yearly Archives: 2017

Friday Inspo – Your Only Limit…

Happy Friday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We hope you’ve all had a fantastic holiday so far & are excited to ring in the new year! Today we wanted to share a lovely quote design from the talented Jessica Rykers of jrykerscreative! It’s a little incentive to really believe in what YOU […]

Interiors Roundup – Rachael’s Festive Faves!

Hello Everyone! We hope each & every one of you has had a fabulous Christmas! It’s hard to believe it has already come & gone – we’ve loved every moment of it & are still enjoying the best bits of this fantastic holiday! If you follow Rachael on Instagram, you may have spotted that over the Christmas break […]

Friday Inspo – Stop Doubting Yourself!

Happy Friday Everyone! Today’s bit of Friday inspo comes from the fabulous Melanie Johnson, a graphic designer & illustrator from London. Melanie’s Instagram is filled with tons of inspiring typography & gorgeous illustrations that we love, including the fabulous hand-painted sign below. It simply tells us to stop doubting ourselves – sometimes we all need a little nudge […]

Interiors Roundup – Festive Bedrooms!

Hello Everyone! Welcome back to another Interiors Roundup post! Today we’re taking another look at one of the most important spaces in the home – the bedroom! We all spend lots of time in our rooms – for many of us it’s a little sanctuary to call our own & truly is a space to cherish. […]

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 […]

Friday Inspo – When Life Gets Blurry…

Happy Friday All! It’s nearly the weekend & we couldn’t be more excited! The sun is shining, the festive decorations are up & we are so ready for some festive chill time! This time of year is so magical & is definitely a favourite, but as we all know it can also get a little […]

Thursday Inspo – Interiors by Zilverblauw!

Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We hope you’ve had a fabulously festive week & are looking forward to the holiday period ahead! We’ve had some really chilly weather here in the North West & that meant we got to see quite a bit of snow! Everything looked so lovely dusted in white, […]

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., […]

Doodle Therapy

I think a bit of doodle therapy can be so important for creatives so today I wanted to share a little idea that I always encourage my students on the Make it in Design courses to do. Grab a large sheet of paper or card & stick it to the wall… then just draw & doodle away for […]