Ready to kick off your UX design career? Announcing the new and improved UX Academy. Learn more here — next cohort starts May 15th!


Design and creative thinking skills matter now more than ever, regardless of your job title. We offer a range of courses to help you learn what you need.

The T-Shaped Curriculum

We believe in the “T-shaped creative” — someone who has a broad set of skills across the design spectrum, who’s also able to specialize in a specific area. It’s a powerful concept, and employers we’ve spoken to increasingly want to hire T-shaped experts.

Foundational Courses

If you're looking to round out your skillset with some design abilities, you've come to the right place. Take our Design 101 crash course for a holistic intro to User Interface design... or level up in specific skills like Typography and Branding.

Design 101

New to design? Start here, with this crash course that covers concepts of visual design like color theory, typography, and layout.

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Next course starts: May 5th


What is a "brand"? It's more than just a logo and a tagline — it's how your customers think and feel about your company. Learn all about how to create an amazing brand (logo included!) in this 4-week course.

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Next course starts: May 5th


Typography is everywhere around us. In fact, many say that type is the fundamental building block of web design. In this 4-week course, you'll learn all about how to distinguish and set type to create beautiful layouts.

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Next course starts: May 5th

User Experience Courses

UX Design is a broad, booming field — at last count, there are over 20,000 UX designer jobs available in the US. Our UX Track will teach you crucial techniques you'll use throughout the design process, and equip you with the skills you need to pursue a UX career (or to just make better products!).

UX Research & Strategy

Learn how to make better products through insight and understanding. Perfect for aspiring UX professionals, product managers, entrepreneurs, & more.

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Next course starts: May 5th

Interaction Design

Want to design products that are easy to use? In this 4-week course, you’ll understand key interaction design patterns and principles, learn to structure the design of products around the goals of users, and learn to sketch and wireframe your design ideas.

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Next course starts: May 5th

Prototyping & Testing

Once you've gathered user insight and learned all about layout and interaction patterns, you'll need to quickly design and test your ideas with your customers. This course teaches you all about the latest techniques of prototyping & testing.

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Become a UX Designer

Break into UI/UX design with our first online bootcamp made for career-switchers. UX design is a field that's exploding in popularity. It's also not the easiest world to navigate as a beginner. We've put together an online program that's tailored to your needs.

UX Academy

Develop core skills, build a strong portfolio, and learn how to communicate about design in this online intensive: a blend of hands-on work, structured mentorship from top designers, group critique sessions, and much more.

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Next cohort launches: May 15th

Not sure where to start?

Check out the Designlab Help Center to read more about the courses. Drop us a line from there if you still have questions, and we’ll set up a free advisory call.

The Designlab Promise

We believe that education should be both rigorous and affordable — you shouldn’t have to break the bank to get the skills you need to take the next step in your life.

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