CourseHorse NYC: Classes to Take This Week

We’ve teamed up with CourseHorse to bring you a selection of NYC classes that will be of particular interest to you. Here’s what we recommend checking out in the next five days. As a special treat, DWL readers can get $5 off any class with the promo code: designworklife.


Here’s what’s happening this week:

Deconstructing iOS Interface Design

Tonight, March 18th, 6:00PM–7:30PM / $30
Find out what makes a great iOS app great. Discover the secrets of iOS design and critique the best (and worst) designed apps out there today.
Sign up here.

Digital Photography I

Tuesday, March 19th, 10:15AM–12:15PM / $305 (other dates available)
This photography course covers the foundations of image making. Course includes exposure control, depth of field & motion blur, framing & shooting strangers, built in flash, and the basics of digital post processing.
Sign up here.


Tuesday, March 19th, 6:00PM–9:00PM / $650 (other dates available)
If you’ve been creating webpages and want to learn what’s new in HTML5 & CSS3, this training is for you. There are new HTML tags and a slew of cool new CSS effects such as shadows, rounded corners and gradients. We’ll show you how to use them and deal with older browsers that don’t support them.
Sign up here.

Adobe Lightroom 4: Manage & Edit Your Photos

Thursday, March 21st, 9:00AM–4:30PM / $650
Lightroom is an amazing program that can help you organize, optimize and share your photos. This introductory course will cover the basics of importing photos from your camera into Lightroom’s catalog, editing and organizing your pictures, optimizing and developing your photos for printing, creating slideshows, webpages and printed books to share your work, publishing your pictures on social media sites and keeping your photo library safe by implementing backup strategies.
Sign up here.

Essential Things to Know When Forming Your Startup

Thursday, March 21st, 6:00PM–9:00PM / $55
These workshops will provide founders and entrepreneurs with a practical understanding of the essential things to know in order to navigate through the early stage of a company’s existence. Topics will include: essential components of starting a scalable company, raising capital, startup finance and creating materials for fundraising.
Sign up here.


Want to plan farther ahead? CourseHorse offers a ton of other NYC classes, both this week and down the road. The designprogrammingphotography and business classes may be up your alley.


Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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