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Ornamentum Exhibition 'On Repeat'
21 Nov 2014 - This exhibition is the culmination of a 12-month collaboration project between eight members of Ornamentum, following a theme of pattern and repeat.
Paying Artists - effecting good practice across the visual arts
21 Nov 2014 - At this session EMVAN will explore how the East Midlands region can support the Campaign going forward and will be able to let attendees know how it is progressing as well as share with them some best practice case studies.
December Workshops with Sunflower Design
20 Nov 2014 - Creative workshops with Sunflower Design for all ages
Stuart Akroyd Open Studio
19 Nov 2014 - Design Factory member Stuart Akroyd is holding his annual open studio on Sunday 7th December
Blue Owl Art Photography Competition & Exhibition
19 Nov 2014 - Blue Owl Art are hosting a contemporary photography competition and exhibition entitled 'Grantham in Focus'. If you are a photography enthusiast this is your chance to have your work on display at their gallery in Grantham Tennis Club for 3 months.


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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