Industry News

Colour By Nature: Farrow & Ball and the Natural History Museum

Written by NDA tutor, Stephen Matthewman-Knowles It is always interesting when a paint company launches a new range of paint colours, and Farrow & Ball’s latest collection is no different; working closely with the Natural History Museum. Recognised as one of London’s major tourist attractions and home to an eclectic collection of natural wonders. I was certainly…

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Did Kim and Kanye Kill Minimalism?

Written by NDA tutor Ruth Skrytek When you consider minimalism, most will think of the crisp white walls, large amounts of smooth white cabinets coated in plastic resin, and closed storage to pack away any potential clutter in the otherwise perfectly pristine environment.   A typical “minimalist” bedroom   Minimalism in the post-modern sense was…

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5 Things We Learnt from the New Designers Show 2019!

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter It is great to see the emergence of new designers and last month we visited The New Designers show at The Business Design Centre, London. This showcases some of the best final year degree work from around the country and is a great celebration of young talent. Whilst visiting…

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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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Our Round-up of The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019!

Written by NDA Garden Design tutor Gill Lotter The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is always a wonderful source of inspiration. But the amount of gardens and constant information on trends, tips and guests attending can be quite overwhelming. Here, our Garden Design Tutor, Gill Lotter, highlights some of her favourites and ideas that can be…

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