Latest News

Paper: Beyond the Fold at National Centre for Craft and Design
28 Apr 2016 - This exhibition presents a wide selection of artists, makers and designers who work with paper as their medium.
CCD SELECTION @ London Craft Week
27 Apr 2016 - A sneak peak of 21 designer-makers from our Cheltenham exhibition will be on display at Craft Central, Clerkenwell as part of London Craft Week including Design Factory member Blott Works
Jewellery Workshops with Kate Bajic
26 Apr 2016 - Workshops with Design Factory member Kate Bajic
New work by Design Factory member Blotts Works
25 Apr 2016 -
Visit Design Factory members at Derbyshire Open Arts
24 Apr 2016 - Derbyshire Open Arts is a friendly, not for profit arts organisation that holds an arts event across Derbyshire each year.


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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