Courses

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.

Visual Design Courses

These 4-week courses will help you learn how to design the look and feel of products, sites, apps, and more. Start with Design 101 if you're brand new, and dive deeper with more advanced classes.

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: November 3rd

UI Design

Once you've taken Design 101 or its equivalent to learn the basics, dive deeper and learn how to create polished, pixel-perfect interfaces.

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Next course starts: January 5th

Branding

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: November 3rd

Typography

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: November 3rd





User Experience Design Courses

Our 4-week UX courses 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: November 3rd

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: November 3rd

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 online intensive 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: November 13th

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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