10 Examples of Contemporary Cultural Design from Index Dubai!

Written by the NDA Dubai team For many around the world, the city of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates instantly conjure up images of towering skyscrapers, ultra-modern malls and futuristic designs. But a closer look shows a design aesthetic that is rooted in tradition a lot more than it appears at first. As the…

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Student Spotlight: Anabia Hassan

“They say you’re incredibly lucky if you get to pursue all your passions in a single lifetime; I for one, have been fortunate in that regard.” – Anabia Hassan Here at the National Design Academy, we are so proud of our global community. The beauty of offering online courses is the accessibility; anyone, around the…

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Dubai Design Week 2018

As many of you are aware, the National Design Academy has not only an office in the UK but an amazing team also in Dubai. There, we run fun and interesting in-studio courses lead by our brilliant senior tutor, Alison Grace-Gahan. Dubai is a complete hub for interior design and art, meaning it’s a perfect…

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