Latest News

17 Nov 2017 - Showing their mix of established, International designers and new makers spotted at the point of graduation including Sue Gregor and Miranda Sharpe
Hire Focus Gallery's ground floor gallery space
10 Nov 2017 - The space can accommodate a sizeable group of artists.
Gifted 17 Contemporary Christmas Craft Market
05 Nov 2017 - Join NCCD for a special advent weekend of high-quality craft, local specialist food and a family friendly programme of workshops a Christmas craft trail, activities, demonstrations, musicians and exhibitions.
Focus Gallery Festive Weekend
01 Nov 2017 - Join Focus Gallery for a weekend extravaganza.
Where to visit Design Factory members this Christmas
31 Oct 2017 - Buy from independent crafts people this Christmas


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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