NDA Blog

Develop your Interior Design Portfolio – Part 1

Interior Design Portfolio - brochure example

An interior design portfolio in brief, is a collection of your best work. It is an opportunity for you to showcase a range of skills and your design style. This should be packaged both creatively and professionally. There should also be enough content within your interior design portfolio for someone to look through and have […]

London Design Week 2016 – Review Part 1

LDW16 review - Cox London Showroom

Introduction and Trends by Anthony Rayworth Last week, I was very fortunate to attend two exhibitions forming part of London Design Week (LDW16). The first of these was Focus, held throughout Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, with 120 showrooms presenting new collections, seminars, exhibitions and demonstrations from over 600 brands supplying high-end interior designers throughout the […]

How to make the most of open-plan living

Open-plan interior example - National Design Academy

Interior Design is an incredibly fast-paced industry, with seasons and trends changing throughout the year.  Trends don’t necessarily just apply to the surface aesthetic of a room, but also applies to the structure and layout. Here, we take a look at one of the more popular ‘structural’ trends around to understand its application and longevity; […]

Farmhouse interior design: Inspiring the senses

Portland farmhouse interior design by Kristin Rowell

Farmhouse Style may be expressed using a traditional or contemporary visual language. It is this flexibility, combined with intense practicality through the use of robust materials, that ensures its continuing popularity as one of the most enduring, and complex interior design styles. Here we look at some very stylish examples of the genre: Farmhouse style […]