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
Make Your Own Jewellery with Kate Bajic
Category: Courses & Workshops
15 Nov 2017 - Be inspired to design and create your own jewellery, adding textures and mixing metals.
Exhibit at Collect 2018
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
11 Nov 2017 - Collect is the craft sector's premier showcase, bringing together galleries, artists and collectors from around the world to present a stunning array of established and new talent.
Hire Focus Gallery's ground floor gallery space
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
10 Nov 2017 - The space can accommodate a sizeable group of artists.
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.
Oriel Davies Open 2018 - Call for entries
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
3 Nov 2017 - Oriel Davies’ biennial, open submission exhibition, ODO, is now live with a call for entries.
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
1 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
30 Sep 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Design Factory maker workshops at Beeston Library
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
28 Sep 2017 - Inspire are delighted to offering professional art workshops in the new Beeston Library Art Room with artists and makers from Design Factory.
Design Factory member Julie Vernon completes public art piece
Category: Design Factory Member News
15 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
1 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
28 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
22 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
11 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
31 Jul 2017 - We catch up with Miranda and find out about her design processes