Category: Studio Behind The Scenes

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 […]

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. […]

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

#MarchMeetTheMaker

This month I’ve been excited to be taking part in #MarchMeetTheMaker, sharing stories about my creative career, behind the scenes of my studio & my creative process. You can find all of my posts over on Instagram! Here is my first post for ‘Story’: *STORY* #marchmeetthemaker I’m Rachael & I’m most known as a Print & Pattern […]

Happy 30th Birthday to Adobe Photoshop!

Wishing the happiest of birthday’s to Adobe Photoshop! Photoshop has been such an important part of my design career! I have also been able to teach thousands of creatives from all around the world how to design with beauty, ease & authenticity using this wonderful software. Below are just a few examples of designs I’ve created […]

Sustainable Fashion Photoshoot in Cuba!

SO EXCITED to share this post! There’s all sorts of reasons why my head is exploding & my heart is bursting with happiness. I’ll try & explain! So the images you see champion #sustainstablefashion they also celebrate my love of creating fun, unisex & multicultural designs. I want my prints & patterns to have wide […]

Brand Ambassador for FLANCI Activewear!

I’m so excited to announce that I am now a Brand Ambassador for FLANCI Activewear! Read on to find out how this collaboration came about… So how amazing is that a very talented creative that I have taught through my online design school Make it in Design, has designed the lovely colourful leggings that you can […]

Happy 500th Birthday Havana! #Havana500

Celebrating 500 years of Havana! Today Havana is enjoying it’s 500th anniversary and we invite you to celebrate with us as I share my love for this amazing city! Below are a selection of images from my most recent trip to Havana where I took part in a photoshoot with beautiful Havana & art boutique hotel […]