Category: General

We Are in This Together

There have been so many major shifts & changes in the world so far in 2020 & I really hope that we can all reflect upon them & help change the world for the better. “We are in this together. We will get through this together.” – Beth Kempton Behind the scenes I’ve been listening, educating myself […]

Frankie The Pink Figaro!💕

Something a little different today but say hello to Frankie the Figaro, my new beautifully pink work car! She’s a H reg, 1991 Japanese import & the design honours the late 1950’s / early 60’s. Even though she’s so old she surprisingly has power steering & is automatic. I found her completely by accident & I’m […]

Bucketfeet slips ons & fun masks available now!

We’ve been having a lot of fun in the studio trying out my patterns on these gorgeous slip on shoes & fun masks! I was SO HAPPY to see the samples! The fit & quality is great & the colours on my Tropical Pop Party & Havana Butterflies designs have printed beautifully. (These are just quick iPhone […]

Diversity in Design

I really hope 2020 changes the world for the better. Behind the scenes I’m chipping away at many things, continuing to listen, educate myself, offering support, trying to amplify voices & showcase talent. Given my line of work across the studio & Make it in Design ⁣I feel I can really make a impact when […]

A personal message from Rachael Taylor

Image created by Pantone Hello lovely As someone who teaches 1000’s across the globe I wanted to speak out with a more personal message. Like many, & as a white person of privilege, I do not feel I have enough experience or knowledge to even begin to know the right thing to say & I can’t […]

Sustainable Textiles & Fashion

When you get time to play! I designed this one just for me! There’s a story behind this… I created this ‘Butterfly Dance’ print almost exactly 2 years ago & worked on the original drawing whilst on a sketching trip in Italy. It was later printed on to upholstery fabrics & a USA licensed notebook range. […]

🌈How about a GIVEAWAY? Or THREE?🌈

I’m not a medic or scientist & I can’t help in the way I wish I could right now but I can contribute positivity into the world through my creativity & teaching in the hope it might provide some light relief for many & a welcomed distraction. With that in mind I am giving my […]

How to Get Creases Out of a PVC Tablecloth

Photo by Jo Sonn on Unsplash PVC tablecloths are cheap and convenient to use for any occasion. It matters less if it is just a small birthday party or a big event that requires a large number of tables. The best part is that they are easy to clean too. You just need a good […]

Happy #EarthDay! + New Sketches

Wishing you all a happy Earth Day! More than ever we need to look after our world & each other. I hope you are all doing okay, sending lots of love! Photo from a recent trip to Vinales, Cuba Below are some recent sketches I created for the Make it in Design #7dayfloralschallenge

Estampa Cuba – A Wonderful Experience

Whilst on my latest Cuban work adventure I was lucky enough to stay at two truly beautiful and unique properties hosted by the wonderful travel and accommodation group Estampa Cuba. I would like to say a huge thank you to the full Estampa team and the staff at Le Petit Mistinguett and Napper by Rottenburg for their […]