At the New York Creativity Odyssey, we ensure every individual’s success in this competitive world, by offering short-term immersive programs on the most relevant of 21st century learning and innovation skills - from critical thinking, creative problem solving, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and effective communication.
Established in 2015, NYCO is an educational company that designs programs specifically for pre-college students and young professionals from China. Our programs provide participants with an opportunity to fuel their creativity and be inspired by the art and design environment in New York City, while learning a human-focused, prototype driven innovation process that cultivates enterprising leaders, creative thinkers and collaborative doers.
BECOME A 21st CENTURY DESIGNER
Our short-term immersive programs
help you master critical thinking and design methodologies
through real world challenges and in-person coaching.
Industrial Designer, TCL
"NYCO's program inspired me a lot on design thinking methods and service design tools. I will implement these back in my company."
Media & Communication, BA 2nd Year
"NYCO's 3D video making session break the rules of traditional film. Very creative!"
High School Students
"NYCO's creative coding session allow me to see the latest trend in creative industry. I found my path through this program."
Industrial Designer, Founder of Viemeister Industries
Senior Design Lead at IDEO
Director of Strategy and Discovery, Associate Principal at HLW.
Director of Transdisiciplinary Design MFA at Parsons the New School
Director of Education and Professional Development at CFDA
Art Director at Amplify Education
Creative coder and Programmer
Workshop x 30 Ideas
NYCO teaches you how to use "design thinking and strategy" to solve problems creatively in areas of business management, product & service design, educational & technological design, fashion design and fashion media.
Visit x 5 World-Class Organizations
Visit renowned art & design companies and institutions, sit down with senior design directors and learn about the important role of design thinking and strategy in modern businesses.
Talk x 15 Experts
NYCO features the following 4 talks on: “Interactive Classroom,” “Smart Fashion,” “Creative Programming,” and “Film Art.” Students will be face to face with the New York Art and Design pioneers, and listen to their personal trans-disciplinary creativity experiences.
Walk x 53 km
NYCO brings you to Broadway theaters, MoMA, Cooper Hewitt Museum, Chelsea galleries and boutiques in SoHo. These places epitomize the cultural context of art and design in NYC. Our mentors will share with you behind-the-scene stories and events.
Reflection x 10 Rounds
Share ideas, Learn from others, Ignite Creativity
NYCO sets the stage to take you into the the heart of art and design.
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