Category: Design

Havana Design Work Trip

I’ve decided to go another design adventure in November & H A V A N A is the next destination for me! I love travel & I feel very lucky to have visited many countries & in recent years, there’s been a fair amount of overseas travel for work too which I know is a […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]

Creative Coaching Sessions with Rachael Taylor

Individual coaching sessions available now! Rachael has a true passion for helping others & loves teaching & best of all, as a working designer, she is always up to date with the latest design skills & active in the industry. She has lived through a colourful & eventful design career & continues to evolve & […]

New Designers 2018 – Talks Panels!

I am so excited to be attending the UK graduate show New Designers again this year! You will be able to find me on stand A6 with the Make it in Design team on June 27th & 28th, as well as on several invaluable talks panels on June 28th as part of The Design Trust […]

Creative Coaching Has Launched!

We are EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that Rachael will be taking bookings for hourly creative Skype coaching sessions!* The calendar for appointments is now open! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

[Ex]teriors Roundup – Glorious Garden!

Happy Thursday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We’ve had some absolutely lovely weather over the past couple of weeks & are feeling super inspired by all the gorgeous greenery & colourful flowers making their way into our gardens. Having your own garden, visiting a public garden, or even spending some time around […]

Reloved Upholstery Collection – Grand Designs Live

Last week we have you sneak peek at Rachael’s upcoming collaboration with Reloved Upholstery for a live demonstration at Grand Designs Live. Today we wanted to give you a better look at the designs Rachael provided for Simion’s Ottomini live build (a small & cute version of an ottoman/footstool). The demos will be on May 8th & […]

Sneak Peek at Grand Designs Live Collaboration!

We’re very excited to announce that Rachael has collaborated with Reloved Upholstery for a demonstration at Grand Designs Live! Simion from Reloved Upholstery will be showcasing the Ottomini (a cute mini ottoman!) on May 8th & 10th at Grand Designs Live, located at London Excel. You will see Simion building the footstool from scratch & […]

ACID Female Design Champion Award – Runner Up!

If you’re a follower of our sister site Make it in Design & have taken one of Rachael’s acclaimed surface pattern e-courses, you’ll know how passionate we are about promoting intellectual property awareness. We are huge supporters of the AMAZING ACID Advisory Council & the Design Council & their mission to enlighten & support designers all over the world. […]

Rachael Taylor 10 Year Anniversary Sale!

Today is the day! In celebration of Rachael’s 10 successful years in business as an independent designer, Make it in Design have launched a fantastic 50% off sale on Rachael’s ‘Instant Access’* courses & Summer School 2018! If you’ve always wanted to learn surface pattern design, or want to take your skills to the next level, […]