Latest News

RBP Annual Showcase 2017
20 Oct 2017 - The biggest business event of the year in Rushcliffe returns to the venue of the British Geological Survey in Keyworth in 2017.
Christmas at the Art Room
18 Oct 2017 - Mixed exhibition of Art, Textiles, Gifts and Cards by Anne Menary, Diane Gilder, Rachael Rastrick, Dawn Ireland, Stephanie Platts and James McColl
In the Spotlight
16 Oct 2017 - The Craft Centre Leeds celebrates 35 years with a group showcase of stunning contemporary jewellery & small keepsake gift items
SIERAAD - Small Objects of Great Art. Where Art Becomes Wearable
14 Oct 2017 - SIERAAD is the only platform in the Netherlands where professional contemporary jewellery designers from home and abroad sell their hand made work directly and in person
12 Oct 2017 - Showing their mix of established, International designers and new makers spotted at the point of graduation including Sue Gregor and Miranda Sharpe


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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