Industry News

Exhibition Design

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter Pentagram Pentagram is a multi-disciplinary partnership, which encompasses graphic design, architecture, interior design, exhibition design and installations. What sets Pentagram apart from others in the field is it that they has 23 partners, all of which work directly with the clients. Synth Play at the We Are Robots Festival,…

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Women of the Bauhaus

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter Wassily Kandinsky, Yellow Red Blue, 1925 Marcel Breuer, Club Chair, 1927-28   If you think about the Bauhaus, you probably think of some of their most famous professors and students, the likes of Wassily Kandinsky or Marcel Breuer. However, whilst celebrating 100 years since the founding of this famous…

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Coworking Spaces

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter With flexible working becoming more and more preferred particularly among Millennials striving for a better work-life balance, it is projected that by 2020, 40% of the UK workforce will be self-employed. This has led to concerns that isolation and loneliness will also increase, so what can we, as designers,…

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Student Spotlight: Zoe Perks

Seeing our students’ success is our biggest joy. After first unleashing their creativity through our outstanding courses, watching them use their skills and knowledge in the real world is amazing. A perfect example of this is former Diploma in Professional Interior Design student, Zoe Perks. Last year, she entered and won the Best Interior Room…

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BIID Conference 2018: Inside Knowledge

Written by NDA tutor, Stephen Matthewman-Knowles On Thursday, 8th November, I attended the annual BIID Conference, Inside Knowledge. This year’s focus was about success in business. As usual, there was an illustrious line up of influential leaders for the industry. For those who are unfamiliar with BIID, it is the recognised professional body within the…

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