Instructor Highlight

Sydney Ligouri

Art Director, Designer and Design Educator

Sydney's Expertise

User Interface Design

Design Foundation

Art Direction

Portfolio Building

Visual Design

Brand Design

Courses Sydney Teaches at Path Unbound

Color Theories

This is a beginner to advanced color theory course that covers a wide and in-depth topics about color that prepares designers with a solid foundation for advanced level design work in print and digital.


This is a beginner to advanced typography course that takes students from the history of typography, foundation of typography to more advanced topics such as customizing typography and using typography as design elements. It sets a solid foundation for any student who wish to pursue design as a career.

Design Layouts

This course goes into great details about one of the three modern visual design foundations – layouts. You will learn best practices in print and digital layouts as well as how the use of imagery affects the effectiveness of layouts. You will also be studying case studies to strengthen your understanding.

Brand Design

As a designer, we must understand the brands we design for. If you plan to become a creative director, art director or a freelance designer, understanding branding is a crucial skill because clients rely on our expertise to help them shape the image of their company. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the branding process specifically for designers.

Art Direction

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the career of an art director. It is a great course for designers who want to graduate to a directorial or management role. It is also great for designers who want to develop art direction skills to better communicate with fellow designers as well as clients.

Designing for Accessibility

We live in a diverse world. Our design must be usable for people with a wide variety of needs and abilities. Designing with accessibility in mind is not an option or a good-to-have, but a must for any designer and design team. This course will take you through the process of designing for accessibility from the ground up.

Design Systems

This course is designed for the modern collaborative design teams that want to streamline their workflows and create better designs more efficiently. Design system is a relatively new development in the digital design world, but it is becoming more important every day. We will show you how to establish a highly efficient design system for the type of team and work you do.

User Interface Design

This course is provides a comprehensive overview of the process of designing for user interface. We walk students through the tools, methodologies, best practices as well as the workflow between design and development.

Portfolio Express

This program is designed for students who have 2-3 portfolio projects completed, either from our School of Design program or another program. The 6-week course provides extensive 1-on-1 training on personal branding, custom website building, visual design for portfolio sites, storytelling and career-readiness.


Existing Projects Required


1-on-1 Sessions Included


Hours Per Week

Portfolio Kickstart

This program is designed for students who have not yet completed 2-3 portfolio projects or those who want more projects under their belt. The program provides 24 flexible projects prompts that can be customized as well as hand-picked pairing with 1 startup founder who will be the student’s manager for an extra month-long project.


Design projects complete by end of program


1-on-1 Sessions Included


Startup founder paired for you

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I’m excited to meet students at Path Unbound and help them become great designers!

Sydney Ligouri

Art Director, Designer and Design Educator

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