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 seven 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:

Introduction to Web Usability

Tonight, April 8th, 6:00PM–8:00PM / $50 (other dates available)
This class will teach students how to craft web pages that are clear and easy to navigate. By learning graphic design fundamentals and studying usability guidelines, students will acquire the tools necessary to create a clean, functional site. These are interactive seminars that include hands-on exercises.
Sign up here.

Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Tonight, April 8th, 8:30PM–10:30PM / $75
This 8-person class gives each student the chance to articulate their specific public-speaking goals and give a 1- 2 minute pitch/speech. You’ll get expert feedback in a supportive environment and leave this workshop with the physical experience of being in front of a group.
Sign up here.

Organic Social Growth

Wednesday, April 10th, 8:15PM–9:45PM / $30
Reaching 1 million unique visitors per month in less than one year is no easy feat. In this class, I’ll share the actionable tips & tricks you can use to hopefully achieve it even faster than we did thanks to social, organic, high-quality growth.
Sign up here.

Crafting Tablet Magazines

Thursday, April 11th, 8:15PM–9:45PM / $30
This class will go through the history of tablet-based magazines, discuss who the major players are and explore the various options available to magazine publishers as they enter the tablet age.
Sign up here.

The Hand-Made Book: An Introduction

Sunday, April 14th, 6:00PM–9:00PM / $60
Students will learn the basics of hand-made book production and practice several simple binding techniques that can be done at home.
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 of particular interest.


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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