Latest News

Visit Design Factory members at Potfest in the Park
23 Jun 2017 - Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive individual styles, all passionate about working with clay.
The London Artisan
21 Jun 2017 - The London Artisan is a curated marketplace in the heart of East London.
Eleanor Patton exhibiting at the &Gallery
19 Jun 2017 - The &Gallery in Edinburgh will be hosting a 2 month showcase of Eleanor's work
Practice|Develop, Develop|Practice
17 Jun 2017 - Kate Bajic Showcase at National Centre for Craft and Design
Where to see Bridget Macklin Ceramics in July
16 Jun 2017 - As a direct result of contacts made during Top Drawer in January with Design Factory Bridget its taking part in 2 exhibitions


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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