Theme of the Month

The NDA Interior Design Christmas Wishlist 2015

With Christmas just a few days away, we wanted to share the interior items that the NDA team are wishing for this Christmas. If like us, you are wishing for some luxury items, we’ve included our budget-friendly versions that might make it on your wishlist. We hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and hopefully there…

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Theme of the Month: Candlelight

This month’s Christmas inspired Theme of the Month by NDA Director of Studies Anthony Rayworth explores the theme of candlelight within interiors. He discusses its origins and explores how candlelight has evolved to become an affordable luxury in today’s society. Candleight: Decorative Inspirations At this time of year, with the run up to Christmas –…

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Theme of the Month: The Venice Biennale 2015

Our Director of Studies, Anthony Rayworth visited the Venice Biennale for this month’s Theme of The Month, he shares his coverage of some of the fantastic exhibits at this year’s event.  Every two years Venice hosts its renowned International Arts & Architecture Biennale from May-November. Visitors get to explore the beautiful streets discovering non-commercial art from around the…

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Antiques in a Contemporary Context

Our Director of Studies, Anthony Rayworth discusses how antiques can be used in a contemporary context in this month’s Theme of the Month. Using antiques successfully within a contemporary interior requires a particular approach to design combined with an educated eye for detail. The effects and fine nuances of line, form, colour and texture evoked…

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Cross disciplinary design

This month our Director of Studies, Anthony Rayworth looks at a range of examples that showcase the trend for cross disciplinary design in this month’s Theme of the Month. Creativity transcends disciplines, often with unexpectedly successful results and there is a distinct zeitgeist at the moment which is that boundaries and definitions of what it…

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