Ruth graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA (Hons) Degree in Interior Architecture and Design after completing a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Ruth also has qualifications in Digital Photography, Graphic Design and English Language & Literature. She is also a writer and musician alongside freelance work in illustration and visualisation within architecture and interior design. Ruth has expertise in Photoshop and InDesign, AutoCAD, SketchUp and many other computer programs.
Ruth embraces subjectivity, sustainability and uniqueness in her projects, encouraging her students to explore their own perceptions of good design. As well as exampling an extensive portfolio, Ruth has helped designers and aspiring artists positively change their attitudes toward effective design development by perfecting the technique of hand sketches and drawings before using the computer to finalise designs. Ruth has been passionate about educating and encouraging others from a young age and did so throughout her own time in education.
No matter where students are, on their journey to becoming an accomplished designer, Ruth aims to make a true social impact on her students during their time with the NDA. She currently teaches students studying both Foundation and BA Degrees in Interior Design, Retail Design and Heritage Design.