Design School

Make It In Design is home to the longest running online design school in the world, and our expert team of trusted tutors, with decades of industry experience between them, will teach you everything you need to know to make it in the world of surface pattern design. Whatever stage you are at, they will show you how to design digitally in Adobe, hone your drawing skills, develop your portfolio, profit from your work and bring your creative dreams to life!

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Summer Design School 2022

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Get our early bird offer on our Summer Design School! This is our annual seasonal workshop, will have you discovering the beginnings of creating beautiful designs and get you inspired by future Spring/Summer trends.

Skill enhancing and portfolio boosting

Summer Design School Bundles

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Save even more on our Summer Design School with our bundle offers! Reserve a spot and look forward to some AMAZING and EXCITING fun this July-August.

What the design school courses offer

Make it in Design offers absolutely everything you need to become a surface pattern design professional. Our design school is for YOU if you have ever dreamed of seeing your designs on all kinds of surfaces and products, from stationery and homewares to fabric and furniture. If you yearn to make a career out of your creativity the design school is the place to learn, thrive and grow. Whether you are just starting out on your design journey or are ready to step up to the next level of your career, whether you’re looking for a new creative hobby or skill, or you’re hoping to build your portfolio to pitch to a dream client, it is all here.

Whatever level or stage of your journey you are at, you will learn first-hand from our worldwide faculty of designers, artists, illustrators and more who draw on their many years of experience and will expertly guide you through various specialisms, disciplines, and areas of the marketplace. Get professional insight into pattern and textile design, Adobe software, Procreate, creative business, trends, branding and marketing, design skills, manufacturing, selling, freelancing and so much more. Feel invigorated as you learn how to create amazing designs, profit from your work and build the business of your dreams.

Along your journey, you will be fully supported by the Design School team and the new like-minded friends you find in our online community. Because with Make it in Design, not only will you master how to become the designer of your dreams, our team and tutors are here to help you to succeed and flourish for a long time to come.

Our alumni have gone on to win amazing awards, set up their own design studios and labels, landed major design gigs with household brand names and built thriving design careers. They have described our courses as “an amazing experience”, “a great investment” and “endlessly inspiring.”

Make it in Design has helped more than 25,000 designers in 100+ countries to develop their design skills, break into the industry and make life-changing moves.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a deep breath and take the leap for YOU. It’s your time.