Sydney and her cat Twig

About Sydney

Sydney Ligouri has been working in the design industry for over ten years with a breadth of experience spanning across print, product and digital spaces. Sydney has a passion for bringing women-founded brand stories to life, and has worked with awesome companies for-and-by women such as The Luupe, Maven Clinic, and Society Nine. 

Sydney is passionate about making design accessible and is an active entrepreneur in the design education space. Currently, she is co-founder of design education platform Path Unbound, where she contributes to the overall design vision of the product, as well as crafts design education curriculum, and develops business strategy. 

In 2016, she co-founded online mentorship platform RookieUp, acting as Creative Director and overseeing and executing all product and brand design at that time.

She has also taught at—and eventually led—design education at Shillington New York from 2017-2022. 

Sydney was named GDUSA's Design Educator to Watch 2021 and sat on the Indigo Design Awards Judging Panel in 2021 and 2022.