Rachael Taylor is a fun & energetic surface pattern & illustration studio. All of our products are unique creations designed by Rachael herself. Our aim is to help you fill your home with wonderful colour & fabulous patterns that will put a great big smile on your face! We create ‘patterns to make you happy’!
Rachael Taylor left her full time design job in 2008 to fly solo! Early on in her career she developed her signature style of layering, textures & quirky hand drawn linework. Shortly after in 2010 the product label was officially born. She started small by designing & manufacturing a few key pieces & tea towels that were well received. After a large demand Rachael expanded the product line and launched an exciting fun brand.
Rachael successfully applied her strong, signature design to a kitchen textiles product line including tea towels; aprons & oven mitts & is now stocked in shops & online stores across the UK, Europe, Australia & the USA. The Rachael Taylor brand can also be seen across a range of gorgeous global licensed ranges from iPhone cases to shower curtains!
Rachael Taylor has become a household name with regular features in the press such as: ‘Company’ magazine, ‘Period Homes and Interiors’, ‘Period Living’ & ‘Homes and Antiques’. The brand is even appreciated by celebrities such as design icon Linda Barker and super stylish TV chef Gizzi Erskine!
"Internationally-acclaimed designer" Print and Pattern, October 2011.
As seen in Company Magazine! Famous chef Gizzi Erskine recently gave Rachaels' products a lovely feature & write up in her monthly column for Company magazine (Feb 2011 issue) "On the look out for cool kitchen textiles, I stumbled across Rachael Taylor and her beautiful prints. In retro colours & outlandish styles, they'll bring sparkle to your kitchen".
"Graduating in 2005...Rachael Taylor has become one of the most progressive pattern & textile artists" Concept for Living Magazine, November 2010.
"If you're a fan of the bold designs of Orla Kiely or quirky patterns and illustrations from Donna Wilson, then you'll love Rachael Taylor. The surface pattern designer and textile artist is known for her colourful, mood enhancing prints, from paisley designs with a twist to wacky free-drawn florals. There are all manner of gorgeous products, from kitchen accessories to duvet covers to iPad cases, but we're huge fans of her wallpaper - unique, striking and the perfect paper for creating a gorgeous feature wall" Easy Living, Dec 2012.
"Inject some sunshine into your home with a little help from Rachael Taylor If you’re craving a touch of bright loveliness to counteract the grey shades of February, you’ll love this range of fun textiles and home accessories.With a signature style of quirky hand drawn illustrations on a bold colour palette, Rachael has created a collection that is sure to add plenty of personality to your home - with everything from tea towels and oven mitts to cushions, lampshades and statement wallpapers. These happy patterns are not restricted purely to the home, there are also phone covers and kindle cases to brighten up your everyday gadgets too. Rachael’s aim is ‘to help fill your life with fabulous colour, patterns and products that will put a great big smile on your face!’ I’d say mission accomplished!" Country Homes & Interiors, Feb 2013.
“Beautiful Business”. A House Beautiful Home Business, February 2013.
"Have fun with surface designer Rachael Taylor's quirky and colourful pieces." House Beautiful Magazine, July 2013.
"Leeds - based designer Rachael Taylor creates energising homewards from her bold, illustrated prints (...) If zingy florals or bold abstract shapes rock your style, she's your gal." "Rachael can design awesome prints with her eyes closed. Literally." Mollie Makes, Issue 25, March 2013.
"All out MAJOR colour pop (...) Original and beautifully designed decor and stationery and that as well as exuding style, there is also an element of fun in every detail of the affair, from the menus to the chair backs to the “Hip Hip Hooray” signs. (...) AMAZE." Rock My Wedding, September 2013.
Our designs were also featured in; ‘Cardmaking and Papercraft’ Magazine (January 2013); ‘Real Life Kitchens & Baths Magazine’ (Winter 2012 Issue); 'Period Homes & Interiors' Magazine (May 2012) & ‘Period Living’ Magazine (May 2012). Rachael has also had over thirty pieces of her work published in several renowned designs books including ‘Print and Pattern’ by Bowie Style (LKP Publishing), ‘Patterns‘ by Drusilla Cole, (LKP Publishing), ‘The Exciting World of Pattern Design‘ by Zeixs Feierabend (Unique Books)’ ‘Patterns’ by Maomao (booQs publishing), ‘Print and Pattern 2’ by Bowie Style (LKP Publishing), 'Best of Greeting Cards' by Zeixs Feierabend (Unique Books), ‘Websites 3’ by Zeixs Feierabend (Unique Books), ‘Logo’ by Zeixs Feierabend (Unique Books) & ‘A House Beautiful Home Business’ by Emma Jones (Brightword Publishing).
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