How-to Guides

Diplomas and Degrees: What’s the difference?

Written by NDA senior tutor, Vicky McClymont Choosing which course to study (and indeed, where) can be a daunting task at the best of times, but throw in the confusion of academic qualification terminology such as Diploma, Degree, Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) or Higher National Diploma (HND), you’d be forgiven in trying to demystify what…

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Cramped Campervan or Affordable Abode? Maximising your space!

We created a Pinterest board looking at small storage ideas, inspired by this post! Head over and have a browse if you’re interested.    Written by NDA tutor Ruth Skrytek It’s about time that the mobile home industry started to evaluate the efficiency of mobile living, and start to offer a more permanent and comfortable…

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A ‘Living Coral’ Inspired Garden Party

Written by NDA tutor Sarah-Jane Wilkinson Following our Interior Trends for 2019 blog post, here are some ideas that can inspire you to take the Pantone ‘Living Coral’ Colour of the Year into your garden gatherings this summer. Get ready for some much anticipated summer sunshine.   Table Talk This bold table and chairs set…

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5 Tips for Working from Home!

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter Whether studying or starting your own business, working from home can be a great help both financially and practically. However, without a clear line dividing home life and professional life it can be difficult to strike the right balance. It can also be isolating for those who are naturally…

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The Art of Colour Theory – Vol. 4

Written by NDA senior tutor, Vicky McClymont In this series of blogs, we will be taking a closer look at one of the most important topics in interior design; colour theory. In the fourth volume of this series, we take a look at one of the most popular and versatile colours to use in interiors; blue.…

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