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National Freelancers Day 2017

At Make it in Design, we’re passionate about giving you the confidence and skills to do what you love, to fulfil your dreams, and to embark on the career you’ve always wanted. Often times, that involves spending our days being creative and productive, and ultimately maintaining a healthy work-life balance. For many of our students […]

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The importance of trade shows for designers

…until the start of our next class! Next Monday (February 13, 2017), our hugely inspiring, idea generating, career-propelling, advanced online surface pattern design course – The Ultimate Portfolio Builder starts. Followed by Modules 1 and 2 a week later on February 20. Over the next few days we’ll share some of the key ways our […]


Stand drama at The National Stationery Show, NYC

Imogen Owen started her stationery brand in 2013. Launching at Top Drawer in London, she immediately picked up a number of high profile stockists and since then demand for her work has continued to grow. Imogen designs and illustrates her greeting cards and stationery collections from her studio in rural Leicestershire using her 1940s Autovic letterpress. Imogen […]


First time exhibitor Susanne Kasielke on Licensing Expo 2016

  Today we are delighted to bring you this in depth review of Licensing Expo from Susanne Kasielke who made her debut at the show earlier this year. What is Licensing Expo? Licensing Expo is the world’s largest and most influential annual trade show dedicated to licensing and brand extension. The show takes place in […]

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