“I love the freedom that design gives you. I don’t think there are too many industries that really allow you to express your creativity in such a way that Interior Design does” – Stephen Matthewman-Knowles
Meet NDA Tutor, Stephen Matthewman-Knowles.
Stephen graduated from Teesside University with a BA (Hons) Degree in Interior Architecture and Design, and before joining the NDA, Stephen spent 15 years working in the design industry.
His experience covers a number of different design disciplines, but having spent a number of years working for luxury brand Clive Christian, he specialises in high-end residential projects.
Stephen continues to work on projects as a freelance consultant, challenging others to achieve results that go beyond expectation.
Stephen told us:
[su_quote style=”default” cite=”” url=”” class=””]I love being in the NDA because I think we are full of like-minded people. Everybody here is really creative and it’s great to be in an environment where you can bounce of that and get involved in that all creative aspect of being able to deliver an interesting and insightful course product. I really enjoy being a tutor right now because I think I have a lot of experience that I can pass on to students and I hope they are going to benefit greatly from what I know and what I can teach them…[/su_quote]
Throughout his time in the industry, Stephen has gained a proficient knowledge base that includes CAD, Photoshop and both technical and freehand drawing. He has also developed a strong understanding of genres within both historical and contemporary design.
Stephen has always been passionate about design and relishes in sharing his enthusiasm with others. Whatever level of experience someone has with design, Stephen is committed to helping them to improve and facilitating them reaching their full potential.
Get to know Stephen by watching the video below:
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We hope you enjoyed the video, and it has inspired you to go after a dream career in Interior Design!