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Alison D'Oyley exhibiting as part of the biennial P2P exhibition
30 Oct 2014 - Design Factory member Alison D'Oyley is among 30+ Leicester Print Workshop artists' exhibiting in the biennial P2P exhibition of contemporary printmaking.
Apply for Design Factory membership
30 Oct 2014 - If you think you've got what it takes, what are you waiting for?
Louise West selected for Small Business Saturday
29 Oct 2014 - Design Factory member Louise West has been selected to be featured as part of the Small Business Saturday promotion, Small Biz 100.
November Creative Classes & Events at Debbie Bryan
29 Oct 2014 - Debbie and her favourite makers and artists share their craft and design ideas. These classes are the perfect way to learn new skills, have fun and develop you creativity in a beautiful inspiring environment.
Julie Vernon new commission for Aardman Animations
29 Oct 2014 - Design Factory member starts work on her new commission for Aardman Animations


Welcome to Design Factory

Arts Council

Design Factory is the leading creative development agency in the East Midlands.


Bursting with ideas and inspiration, this website showcases award-winning and unique products designed and handmade by the very best makers from the East Midlands region of the UK.


From sumptuous textiles and sculptural ceramics to contemporary furniture and jewellery, there is sure to be something for you, your home or someone special!


We are working with hundreds of selected designer/makers from across the region to help them achieve their ambitions. If you are a designer/maker, visit our membership page and find out what we can do for you!

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