Fun Stuff For Designers

3 Signs You’re Unhappy With Your Career

By: Michelle Ecker on February 27 2020.

Have you been feeling uninspired and unhappy at work lately? Maybe you’re experiencing some general burnout and need to take a break to reset. Or maybe your unhappiness…
How To Set Goals and Stick to Them

By: Michelle Ecker on February 21 2020.

Setting goals is always an exciting way to look towards the future and imagine all the ways you aspire to improve. From changing bad habits to starting healthy…
Here’s Why It’s Important to Take Personal Days

By: Michelle Ecker on February 5 2020.

If you’re a creative professional specializing in something like interior design or wedding planning, you might find yourself in the position of being able to ‘be your own…
How To Save With NYIAD Student Discounts

By: Michelle Ecker on October 4 2019.

Did you know that if you’re enrolled in an online course at the New York Institute of Art and Design, you gain special access to student discounts offered…
Your School Supply Checklist for NYIAD

By: Michelle Ecker on September 24 2019.

So you’ve decided to make a leap in your professional life and pursue the creative career you’ve always dreamed of. Congratulations on taking the next step! You like…
A Full-Time Parent’s Guide to Going Back to School

By: Michelle Ecker on September 24 2019.

If you’re a full-time parent, it can be hard to imagine how you could make time to pursue your dream career while trying to manage a family. 
3 Back to School Things You Need to Start Thinking About

By: Michelle Ecker on September 1 2019.

If back to school season crept up on you this year and you’re starting to feel overwhelmed and unprepared, take a moment to relax. With a little organizing…
What’s It Like to Be an Online Art Student?

By: Michelle Ecker on July 24 2019.

Many aspiring students check out the New York Institute of Art and Design, find a course that covers all the topics they’d like to learn, but then find…
Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

By: Michelle Ecker on November 18 2015.

It’s day three of our American Education Week celebration, and today we’re giving away free Amazon gift cards to two of our friends on social media! …
Course Giveaway

By: Michelle Ecker on November 17 2015.

To continue our weeklong celebration of American Education Week, we’re giving away a free design course to one of our friends on social media!