Latest News

Call for Applications: Beyond the Blue
27 Apr 2017 -
Derbyshire Open Arts at Banks Mill Studios
23 Apr 2017 - Visit Banks Mill Studios during the popular Derbyshire Open Arts festival on 27, 28 and 29 May to meet eight artists, designers and makers all under one roof.
Where to see work by Rachel Butlin this May
21 Apr 2017 -
"Spring" - New collection from Holly Clifford
19 Apr 2017 - Holly Clifford has just released her new collection 'Spring' on her website
Living Craft at Hatfield House
17 Apr 2017 - Visit Design Factory member Holly Clifford


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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