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Nottigham Eco Artist and Designer turns heads with her plastic bottle designs

Nottingham based Artist and Designer Sarah Turner, is causing a storm in the interior design world with her eco-friendly lighting designs.  From her studio in the heart of Nottingham, Sarah uses old plastic bottles discarded from the city’s cafes and transforms them into eclectic pieces.

So far she’s been commissioned by the likes of SodaStream, London Fashion Week, Twitter, the Ideal Home Show and recently secured a place in the final of this years Philips lighting competition.

Read her exciting interview with The Design Hub and find out how Sarah’s made such an impact within the design world and what’s in store for her next! Continue reading

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Last chance to WIN Ideal Home Show tickets!

You have until midnight on 2nd March 2011 to enter our competition and be in the a chance of WINNING a pair of tickets to the biggest home show event of the year – The Ideal Home show!

All you need to do is tell us:

How long the Ideal Home Show has been running for?


Email your answer, name, email and address to competition@nda.ac.uk

We’ll be announcing the winners on 3rd March 2011 GOOD LUCK!


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Filed under Bathroom Interiors, Bedroom Interiors, chic, country style, Home Acessories, Ideal Home magazine, Ideal Home Show 2011, Kitchen Interiors, Linda Barker, Living room Interiors, News, Periord Ideas, Quirky, Soft Furnishings, Style, upholstery

A fresh start a fresh new room – within budget!

AS THE JANUARY BLUES gets us all wanting to hide away under our duvet and lock the door, the winter miseries could actually be a spark to kick starting a new look for your home, we all need something to brighten our mood.

People want to feel happier in dreaded January, figures show the amount of artificial flowers sold after the christmas period has risen dramatically, so we are trying but can do so much more! Continue reading

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Filed under A new year a new career, Cath Kidston, News, The National Design Academy