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Make it in Design Summer School 2020

I’m a big fan of taking part in the Summer (and Winter) school with Make it in Design. It is a great opportunity to gush over some glorious briefs and have a go at designing something that I might not otherwise have thought to think about by myself. With everything going on this year, getting… Continue reading Make it in Design Summer School 2020

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Make it in Design Summer School 2017

I love taking part in the Make it in Design Summer School, it gives me some insight into upcoming trends, and inspiration to make collections. I’m going to happily go on to create these patterns into larger collections. This year I entered all three tracks, although overtime at work meant that I couldn’t devote enough… Continue reading Make it in Design Summer School 2017

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Make it in Design Winter School 2017

So this year was the first year that┬áMake it in Design ran their Winter School. It follows the same format as Summer School. There’s 3 tracks: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. It runs over 4 weeks and you get 2 briefs based on a trend report from WGSN, and 2 fun challenges (per track.) I decided… Continue reading Make it in Design Winter School 2017

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Make it in Design Summer School 2016 and Pattern Bombing Paris

This year I participated in the Make it in Design Summer School 2016. For those of you who have never hear of Make it in Design, it is a website running a series of Surface Pattern Design courses created by a team headed by successful designer and entrepreneur Rachel Taylor. If you’ve never heard of… Continue reading Make it in Design Summer School 2016 and Pattern Bombing Paris