Media

Netflix and Chill: Interior Design

Written by NDA tutor Amy Payler-Carpenter Search ‘interiors’ on Netflix and there are plenty of shows to entertain you, however as Netflix start to develop their own original content there are a few really interesting new concepts appearing. Here is a rundown of the 4 Netflix Original shows we’ve been watching this week.   Amazing…

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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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The Insta-interior: How Instagram is shaping the way we design

Written by NDA senior tutor, Vicky McClymont. (To see more Instagram worthy interiors, head over to our Pinterest page) As we all know, trends play a huge part in the development, concept and design of our interiors; our industry is heavily influenced by colour, pattern and finish – all key elements of any trend. However, the…

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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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Hereditary: The horror film to re-invent the haunted house.

WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS MILD SPOILERS FOR THE 2018 FILM “HEREDITARY”   In many horror films, where much of the action takes place inside the home, there is an unspoken focus on the house or building itself. Famous film franchises such as “Amityville Horror” rely on the pre-existing horror of a traditionally creepy, haunted house.…

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