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Kate Stephenson

Diploma in Professional Interior Design

“What I learnt at National Design Academy helped me offer a professional service.”

Kate completed the Professional Interior Design Diploma accredited by AIM Awards, In-Studio Course back in 2015 and took all of the amazing knowledge she had learned, and built her business straight away. 

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Penny Bruce

Diploma in Soft Furnishings & Curtain Making

Penny successfully completed the NDA Diploma in Soft Furnishings & Curtain Making in 1997 and has since gone on to start her own extremely successful curtain making business; Denton Drapes, based in Milton Keynes.

Penny talks us through her time at the National Design Academy and discusses how the company has changed and evolved over the past 25 years.

Alex Nicolaidis

BA (Hons) Heritage Interior Design

“I have always been interested in heritage and enjoy visiting stately homes to see how homes were decorated back them, which is why I elected to do this course rather than just Interior Design.”

The NDA videography team recently headed to design agency, Collective to catch up with NDA Student of the Year 2017, Alex Nicolaidis…

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