Tag Archives: travel

Cuban Design Adventures!

I’ve just been lucky enough to get to go on my second visit to Colour Heaven aka Havana, Cuba! For this trip I avoided the main routes around the city & went off the beaten track a little more to capture an array of colour palettes & to purposely see many different sights to last time, […]

My Travel Sketchbooks

Hello there lovely readers! I recently updated my portfolio with lots of travel inspired designs, all of which began on my recent work trip adventures. From Havana, Cuba to Cinque Terre, Italy, I’ve really been trying to soak in the culture, architecture, nature, & colour inspiration & translate this into my designs. Though there is […]

Rachael’s Colour Roundup – YELLOW!

Happy Thursday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog! We hope you’re all having a lovely week so far. We’ve had quite a bit of rain here in the UK this week & we are craving a little sunshine. Thankfully, Rachael has been sharing tons of beautiful creative imagery from Havana, Cuba & we’ve been LOVING her stories & […]

Summer colour inspiration

My summer has been so full of colourful inspiration from trips around flower shows to gigs in London, I’ve spotted so much around me. This pretty rainbow flowered R I spotted at the RHS Tatton Park flower show. Gorgeous tropical flowers from a gift given for my birthday. Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to […]

Beautiful Drawing Retreat

I was fortunate enough to stay at the stunning Offa’s Pitch fairly recently & call it work whilst I locked myself away in the beautiful Shropshire countryside for a few days as a part of a little drawing retreat. I was in desperate need of some sketching time for a new design collection & the setting […]

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 […]

Cinque Terre Design Work Trip

During the Winter I’ve been feeling somewhat unmotivated & uninspired so I acted on impulse & booked flights to Cinque Terre, Italy – you only live once right! I’m going to be sat sketching & writing & I’ll be in designer & colour heaven. What a great way to celebrate 10 years since deciding to leave my […]

Thursday Inspo – Uplifting Street Art!

Hello everyone! As you know, the Rachael Taylor blog has always been about inspiring people & lifting their spirits. Whether that’s through bright surface pattern, encouraging quotes, or simply sharing the creativity & passion of others, we always want our readers to feel that little bit more energised & positive when they visit the blog. So […]

Exhibiting at Surtex & my NYC trip!

Hi everybody! I have been busily preparing for Surtex over the last few weeks where I am so excited to be exhibiting my brand new portfolio on the Lilla Rogers Studio stand (2810). Usually my work gets to travel the world a lot more than I do but I’m excited to say that I will attending Surtex […]

Tuesday Inspo – Colourful Cities!

Hello Everybody! Welcome back to the RT Blog (& back from the gorgeous bank holiday weekend)! We hope you all had a brilliant time & are feeling energised & refreshed. As many of you may have been exploring & travelling over these last few days, we thought it would be nice to share on our […]