Industry News

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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October Interiors 2018

Written by the NDA Curtain Making tutor, Sarah Watts On Monday, I took the day out of the office to attend October Interiors held at Cheltenham Racecourse. Hosted by CABMFF (curtain and blind makers friendly forum), this is a trade show specialising in everything relating to window treatments. I was like a child in a…

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Dulux’s Colour of Year 2019 Palettes

At the start of September, we showed you the Dulux Colour of the Year 2019, presented by the Creative Director of Dulux UK, Marianne Shillingford. Marianne is a great friend of the National Design Academy and was kind enough to not only inform us of ‘Spiced Honey’, but to show us all the ways that…

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London Design Festival 2018 – our highlights from this year

Drawing in some of the country’s greatest creatives, the London Design Festival annually showcases the UK’s buzzing design community. Through the month of September, it has grown to become one of the largest festivals of its kind in Europe. As a designer, it is certainly not one to miss and is a must for your…

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Dulux Colour of the Year 2019: Spiced Honey

Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director for Dulux visited the National Design Academy to present Dulux Colour of the Year 2019: Spiced Honey. Spiced Honey has a warm amber tone that perfectly captures the Dulux ‘Let the Light in’ theme. It can be calming and nourishing, or more stimulating and energising, depending on the light and colours…

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