Meet Amy Balliett: Exactly the kind of genius you want teaching you.

Meet Amy Balliett: Exactly the kind of genius you want teaching you.

There’s an obvious wisdom to learning from professional design experts versus professional educators. It’s a philosophy that’s propelled SVC since the School’s founding in 1971. But what do we do when we get requests for a class where there is no top-level pro sitting on the bench?

We go find them.

What’s Your Design Story? Tell it Through a Memorable Design Portfolio

What’s Your Design Story? Tell it Through a Memorable Design Portfolio

As a design instructor, the one thing that I hear from my students time and time again is how frustrated they are with their portfolios. Recently, one of my former students was walking me through his work. It was obvious that he was suffering from the same problems as other students: He had talent, but it was buried. His portfolio was a mishmash of isolated work and random design studies. It lacked focus and clarity. Worse, it was missing his story.