Industry News

5 reasons to be a British Institute of Interior Design member

Students at the National Design Academy receive one years student membership to the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) as part of their course, which enables them to form a solid foundation for a future career. So if you’re an interior design student and not a BIID member you’re missing out! Here are the top…

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New Designers on the block!

Widely renowned as the place to be if you’re a young designer wanting that lucky break, New Designers was back for another year and unleashed an array of talent at London’s Business Design Centre. Students from universities and colleges across the country, flocked to the event to exhibit their work and win over the New…

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Nottingham Eco Artist and Designer causes a storm with her plastic lights

    Nottingham based Artist and Designer Sarah Turner, is causing a storm in the interior design world with her eco-friendly lighting designs.  From her studio in the heart of Nottingham, Sarah uses old plastic bottles discarded from the city’s cafes and transforms them into eclectic pieces. So far she’s been commissioned by the likes…

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Jethro Macey picks former NDA tutor for New Designers One Year On Event – read her inspiring interview

Laura Olivia, never dreamt that one day she’d be supplying her designs to manufacturers all over the world, as well as being selected by Jethro Macey for this years New Designers “One Year On” event in London. Her colourful designs started off as watercolours, sketches and photographic images inspired by nature. Laura combines digital technology…

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Thousands of free Grand Designs Live tickets up for grabs

Hurry! There are 10,000 free tickets for the home improvement show up for grabs. Simply enter code FTGDL11 at the Grand Designs Live online booking page. Select when you want to go, how many tickets (max two) and the tickets will be sent to your email for you to print. There are 500 available for…

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