The World of Interior Design

The Art of Colour Theory – Vol. 4

Written by NDA senior tutor, Vicky McClymont In this series of blogs, we will be taking a closer look at one of the most important topics in interior design; colour theory. In the fourth volume of this series, we take a look at one of the most popular and versatile colours to use in interiors; blue.…

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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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Interior Trends of 2019

Written by NDA tutor, Amy Payler-Carpenter  Like it or not a designer’s year will be dominated with the highs and lows of the latest trends. Each year will see styles which fly of the shelves and those that flop. It can be difficult to keep up so here’s a rundown of what is going to be…

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Kitchen Trends 2019

Written by NDA tutor, Stephen Matthewman-Knowles With the Christmas decorations packed away and the New Year already upon us, this can be a time to take stock and look again with fresh eyes at our interiors. Of all the rooms over the festive period, it will often be the kitchen that can take the most…

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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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