Career Guides for Art & Design Professionals
As the world's leading online art and design school, we strive to serve creative professionals all over the world. Our art and design career guides are written by professional designers, planners and stylists which offer you free information and career advice so that you can succeed as a pro in your field of study.
Interior Design Career Guide
From training and certification to job hunting or starting your own business, there are plenty of topics to explore before becoming an interior designer.
AutoCAD Designer’s Career Guide
Whether you’re just starting out in AutoCAD or are looking to expand your professional capabilities, our career guide answers important questions about this rewarding field.
Student Success Stories
After working in the museum industry as an exhibition designer and project manager for 18 years, Mary Plouffe became frustrated with the slow production process and limitations of the field. Having always been interested in art and design (plus always wanting to start her own business), she soon enrolled in NYIAD’s online interior design course. Today, she runs her own…
After Linda Huber read the quote, “To our homes and workspaces- may they be our personal paradises,” she knew she wanted to learn more about the art of Feng Shui. Soon discovering NYIAD, she enrolled and began to use her knowledge designing spaces in the lives of herself, her family, and friends. Since then, she’s continued her education whenever possible,…
In her early twenties, Gina Nicole met a feng shui practitioner who she soon hired to clear her home and adjust her color schemes and furniture placement. After realizing how positively these changes affected her relationships, sleep patterns, productivity and overall energy, she decided to pursue feng shui herself. After studying with BTB Feng Shui Master Edgar Sung, she decided…