Make a Great Living Doing What You Love What Makes Others Smile What Sets You Free

Learn UX/UI, visual, and brand design one-on-one with our expert instructors and launch your design career within six months.

Student Success

Our graduates now work at a wide variety of industries and high-impact companies, including Twitter, Pinterest, Microsoft and more.


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Our Programs

We offer a range of programs with comprehensive curriculum to help aspiring designers launch their dream careers

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End-to-End Program That Includes Portfolio School

School of Design

Want to make a great living doing what you love? Learn how to become a UX/UI Designer and launch your career in just six months.

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Accelerator Program for those with Design Chops

Portfolio School

With design knowledge?Kickstart your design career with a refined portfolio built to make you stand out in just two to three months.

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Access School of UI/UX Design with Monthly Plan

Learn On-Demand

Want to learn UI/UX design but just testing out the water first? Want to self study and get support when needed? Our learn on-demand program is designed for the self-starters.

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For Working Designers or Aspiring Designers

Short Courses

Need to fill in your skill gaps, upskill or testing the water before joining our career program? We have short courses on various specializations for your needs.

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Our Expert Instructors

Our team of instructors are great at what they do and teach even better

Kerry McPhearson

Product Designer

Nina Shahriaree​

UI/UX & Visual Designer

Sam Jacobs

UI/UX Designer​

Silvia Script

Senior UI/UX Design Lead

Our Award-Winning Designer Founders

Our founders are award-winning designers with deep instructional and curriculum expertise

Stella Guan

Cofounder and CEO

Stella Guan is co-founder and CEO of Path Unbound. Stella’s design work has been recognized internationally by major design awards, some of which have also invited her to serve as a judge.A passionate design educator, Stella is an Adjunct Professor of Design at several universities and education institutions. She is often invited as a speaker at design conferences.

Sydney Ligouri​

Cofounder and CPO

Sydney Ligouri is co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Path Unbound. She brings over a decade of experience in the design industry and is an accomplished design educator. Sydney began her entrepreneurship journey nearly seven years ago as co-founder of creative mentorship platform RookieUp. She also taught—and later became Head of Design Education—at Shillington NYC, contributing to exceptional student results.

Why Path Unbound is Different



Are you aware that less than 1% of design schools are founded by women? We are proudly diversifying design education and championing under-represented voices.


Well-Trained Instructors​

Our instructors are professional, working designers with outstanding portfolios. We expertly-vet and train each one to ensure top-quality instruction for all our courses.



Are you aware that less than 3% of design schools are founded by designers? We have lived the life of working designers and understand the ins and outs intimately.


College-Level​ Curriculum

Most bootcamps are limited in their scope, and don’t include comprehensive visual design foundational approaches. We’re teaching you it all—soup to nuts at college level!


Individualized​ Instructions

We are provide individualized experiences for our students because we know everyone has unique ambitions and career goals. Students are never just a number to us.


Visual Design-Focused

We know how important a strong understanding of visual aesthetics is for any professional designer worth their salt. That’s why ‘good taste’ is a corner-stone of what we do.



We provide individualized and rigorous portfolio coaching to make sure each of our graduates come out of the course with outstanding portfolios that land jobs.



We have dedicated student advisory sessions every couple of weeks to ensure every student is on track and can get any problems resolved quickly.


Flexible but Structured

Our curriculum is flexi-paced, which means you have the flexibility to learn at your own schedule but with accountability to finish on time so that you can launch your dream career sooner

Student Work and Success Stories

Take a look at some of the high-quality designs our students have produced and the stories behind them. By learning design at Path Unbound, you can expect results on this level and beyond.

Sydney Hartman

School of Visual Design

Sydney Hartman is an up-and-coming designer who secured her first design job before she even graduated from her School of Visual Design program from Path Unbound! Sydney came from a retail background with experience in styling and administrative work. Half way through her program at Path Unbound, Sydney received her very first full-time design job!

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Ready to Start Your Design Career Yesterday?

Your dream career doesn’t start itself, but we are here to help as boutique design school founded by designers that cares about quality over anything else.

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