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ACID Supports Member, Rachael Taylor’s Book Release ‘Power Up Your Creativity’

Ignite your creative spark, develop a productive practice, set goals, and achieve your dreams.
Rachael Taylor, Co-Founder of Make It In Design
8th November 2022
£18.99/ PBO / 176pp / colour photos / Quarry Books

Attention All Creatives: Learn How to Power Up Your Creativity!

If you are a creative looking to take your vision, energy and output to the next level, this book is the resource you need to make it happen. Author Rachael Taylor – successful artist, pattern designer, entrepreneur and the cofounder of the Make It In Design online education platform – shares creative motivation and guidance that will help you achieve your goals and thrive.

➢ Identify how to begin, find, and sustain inspiration, and cultivate creative courage
➢ Clarify your vision and consider how you need to evolve
➢ Stay motivated and establish creative longevity
➢ Shift gears to set sights on your next goal as you reach each destination
➢ Create with intention and acknowledge – and embrace – your creative power

Whether you’re just starting out on your creative path, looking to fruitfully channel your creative practice toward a career or side hustle, or a professional in need of a supercharge, Power Up Your Creativity offers practical advice and support for upping your creative game and achieving your dreams. So, what are you waiting for?


Jay Blades, MBE, TV Presenter, Eco-Designer, and Social Enterpriser, said, “This book details the highs and the lows, and how to push through those creative challenges, and reminds you that you’re not alone! Rachael understands how tricky being a creative can be—because she is one of us!”

Jo Packham, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Where Women Create’, said, “Rachael shares her kaleidoscope of experiences so we each may become confident and skillful guides of our own extraordinary and turbulent journeys through our lives as creatives.”

Dids Macdonald, OBE., CEO of ACID, said, “No syllable is wasted in Rachael’s valuable, clear guide – it’s resource heavy, jargon light, and brimming with ideas to ignite all creative souls.”

About the author:

RACHAEL TAYLOR is an award-winning art director, creative mentor, and print and pattern designer. She is best known for her quirky style, daring use of colour, and unique innovation. She regularly takes on design commissions for various companies and has created prints and patterns for almost every part of the marketplace. She is a trademarked brand with a number of licenced products worldwide.

Rachael is also a much-loved coach and creative mentor who is well-known for her friendly, honest, and motivational teaching style. As the co-founder of Make It In Design, she has developed a ground-breaking educational platform and taught more than 25,000 students across 100 countries.

Rachael has been featured in many print and online publications including House Beautiful, Red, Mollie Makes and Homestyle, and on ITV, BBC and Channel 4. She is also a member of  the UK government’s Anti-Copying in Design Sector Council, and a regular speaker at design industry events.

Follow Rachael on Instagram @makeitindesign (68.4K) @rachaeltaylor_ (16.8K) @rachaeltstudio (7.4K).

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