Media

Taking Inspiration From the World of Dance

Written by NDA Senior Tutor, Simone Haley The Birmingham Royal Ballet recently toured a performance titled ‘[Un]leashed’, which consisted of 3 items of dance. The first titled ‘Lyric Pieces’, choreographed by Jessica Lang, and was a classical presentation of ballet. The second piece by Didy Veldman was a world premiere entitled ‘Sense of Time’ and…

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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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