Latest News

High Peak Artists are holding their first ever ‘Winter Sale'
29 Nov 2015 - The sale includes over 50 artworks by members
Centrepiece Jewellery exhibition
29 Nov 2015 - This years exhibition includes 20 regional makers showcasing a wondrous variety of contemporary jewellery.
Best Made Local
28 Nov 2015 - Best Made Local is brought to you by practising Makers Stephanie Thannhauser and Myra Hutton who share a passion for quality hand crafted work and in particular for that which is created locally.
Artist Talk and Q&A with Ruth Singer
27 Nov 2015 - Join Design Factory member Ruth Singer for a talk and tour of her solo Roof Gallery exhibition 'Narrative Threads'.
Apply to join Design Factory!
27 Nov 2015 - If you think you've got what it takes, what are you waiting for?


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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