Latest News

Sound Matters: Exploring Sound through Form
27 Feb 2015 - Visit this touring exhibition by the Crafts Council at National Centre for Craft and Design
March Workshops at Debbie Bryan's Shop and Studio
27 Feb 2015 - Debbie and her favourite makers and artists share their craft and design ideas.
Visit Ashley Thomas at Country Living Spring Fair
27 Feb 2015 - Design Factory member Ashley Thomas will be exhibiting at this country chic event
Upcoming creative workshops and exhibitions with Phiona Richards
26 Feb 2015 - Learn the art of Kusudama and Book Binding with Design Factory member Phiona Richards
25 Feb 2015 - Interlace is new collaboration partnership between Design Factory members Bethany Walker & Ruth Singer. Interlace creates colourful and surprising installations formed of concrete bowls set with delicate textiles.


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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