Whitespace is a selective design program
connecting designers with rising tech startups

in Silicon Valley.

Applications for Spring 2016 are now closed.

Accelerate your Design Career

Our 12-week, intensive program helps you
elevate your skills in web and mobile app design.

Add to Your Stack

You’ll build on your strengths, increasing your skillset across the product spectrum (UX, UI, IX, and visual design) to become a more versatile designer. We don’t like to say “unicorn”

Fast-pace Growth

Build, measure, learn—you’ll work on a wide range of projects at a fast-pace, product-focused startup. It’ll be challenging but rewarding.

Learn from Design Leaders

You’ll have studio days to experiment and learn alongside Whitespace Fellows and design mentors. This is where you’ll make life-long friends and connections.

Make a Big Impact on a Small Team

We partner with rising tech startups—our companies have solid funding, credible founders, and great teams.

Prior startup partners are making a difference in

Education, Healthcare, Finance, Enterprise, and Consumer spaces.

Grow Smarter Together

Build confidence in your process, your work, and yourself
through the support of our design community.

Xander Pollock

Product Designer / Formerly at Google

Noah Levin

Interaction Designer / Google

Tim Van Damme

Designer / Dropbox

Ryan Koziel

Product Designer / Uber

Andrew Johnson

Brand & Design / Good Eggs

Bona Kim

Product Design Lead / Smule

Darren Chan

Product Designer / LoadDocs

Mary Wharmby

UX Designer Director / Spring Studio

Hana Kim

Senior UX Designer / Addepar

Frank Yoo

Director of UX & Product Design / Lyft

A Unique Opportunity