News


Design-Nation at Top Drawer Spring 2018
Category: Design Factory Member News
29 Nov 2017 - In January we will return to Top Drawer as a fully merged organisation under the Design-Nation name.
Leading UK Craft & Design Organisations Merge. Membership application process OPEN!
Category: Design Factory News
27 Nov 2017 - Design-Nation and Design Factory unveil a bright new future
Regional cluster groups December update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
19 Nov 2017 - Our cluster groups of members across the UK continue to meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring
Crafts Council Professional Development workshops and advice sessions
Category: Developing Your Business
7 Nov 2017 - Crafts Council Talent Development team programme regular bite size workshops and 1:1 advice sessions to support makers and designers with their business development needs.
Design Factory's regional cluster groups November update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Member of the Month - Maxine Greer
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - We catch up with Maxine and find out about her design processes
Vessel by Gizella K Warburton given to the Fitzwilliam Museum
Category: Design Factory Member News
9 Oct 2017 - Adding to the accumulating collection of contemporary craft
Member of the Month - JC Middlebrook
Category: Case Studies
2 Oct 2017 - We catch up with Jayne and find out about her design processes
Design Factory's regional cluster groups September update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
1 Oct 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Design Factory member Julie Vernon completes public art piece
Category: Design Factory Member News
16 Sep 2017 - Created for a housing development in Queniborough, Leicestershirecommissioned by David Wilson Homes.
Design Factory's regional cluster groups September update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
2 Sep 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Member of the Month - Melissa Montague
Category: Case Studies
29 Aug 2017 - We catch up with Melissa and find out about her design processes
Maker's Dozen - An Exhibition of Contemporary Craft
Category: Design Factory Member News
23 Aug 2017 - This exhibition includes an exciting, eclectic mix of 13 artists, designers and makers working with a plethora of materials to create ceramics, textiles, jewellery, mosaic and other mixed media artworks.
Design Nation Gearing up for London Design Festival 2017
Category: Exhibitions
12 Aug 2017 - Design Nation present five of their members at this year's Decorex for whom this is also an important facet of their practice.
Member of the Month - Miranda Sharpe
Category: Case Studies
1 Aug 2017 - We catch up with Miranda and find out about her design processes
International Festival of Glass
Category: Exhibitions
19 Jul 2017 - The 7th International Festival of Glass
Ruth Singer has a new exhibition with the Quilt Association
Category: Exhibitions
17 Jul 2017 - She will be showing new work inspired by the narratives of heritage quilts.
Design Factory's regional cluster groups July update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
1 Jul 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
The World is Your Dressing Up Box
Category: Exhibitions
28 Jun 2017 - Exploring costume design, fashion design, millinery, jewellery and shoes, The World is Your Dressing Up Box will transform NCCD gallery into a space where extravagant opulence is celebrated.
High Peak Artists - Derbyshire H₂O
Category: Exhibitions
27 Jun 2017 - Over 30 artists & makers interpreting the theme of water in their own unique way.