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Simple materials, big impact!

Simple materials, big impact!

Designing interiors on a tight budget can be difficult to achieve, particularly if the project involves a complete or partial rebuild of a home.  However, with the use of inexpensive and unusual materials, creating a contemporary, fulfilling and desirable interior is not impossible.  In our latest blog post, we look at how utilising certain materials […]






Pantone – colour of the year 2017

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017

From the elegant and on-trend shades of Rose-Quartz and Serenity, the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year’ for 2017 has been announced. Introducing a refreshing and revitalising shade, ‘Greenery’ has been selected to “provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment.  Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalise, […]


Preparing for an Interior Design interview

Tips for an Interior Design Interview

For every newly qualified Interior designer, the preparation required for your ‘dream job’ can be a very daunting task. Not only do you have to consider the answers to possible questions as most interviewees, but also make sure that your portfolio showcases your ability and skills to the highest, most professional standard as a competing […]


NDA’s Director of Studies judges at the Young Furniture Makers Exhibition

Judge panel - Young Furniture Makers

The next generation of furniture designers and makers was celebrated at the annual Young Furniture Makers Exhibition last October. More than 40 designs from some of the UK’s finest young furniture makers packed out Furniture Makers’ Hall on Tuesday 11 October. The exhibition showcased pieces from talented GCSE and A Level students through to BA […]



Sleep – Hotel Design Event

Bagnodesign - Talise Spa - Sleep Exhibition

This week myself and Anthony Rayworth, our very knowledgeable and design hungry Director of Studies attended the Sleep Hotel Design Event at The Business Design Centre in London and ‘sleep’ was certainly not happening there! If you have never been to the Business Design Centre, it is worth a visit, regardless of whether there is […]