Piper Nilsson

Piper Nilsson is a graphic/Web designer and educator. Piper was greatly influenced by studying art history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and learned to apply principles of fine art to graphic design. Piper has been working with the Web since 1997, when she began her career at a leading Web design agency. Working in various roles as a designer, programmer, and information architect, she blueprinted sites for such global clients as MetLife, Pepsi, ETS, and Citibank. Piper is currently working as a freelancer designer based in Buenos Aires. Her recent projects include a Spanish language podcast and travel app. Piper received a Sessions College outstanding instructor award in December 2011 and won a USDLA Platinum Award Best Practices Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching in April 2012.


  • AOS in Graphic Design, Pratt Institute

Piper Nilsson Faculty profile

Student Feedback

"Piper is a terrific instructor. She offers many suggestions for improving our work and even provides links to sites that give additional tips and information so we can improve our skills. She was engaged in the class discussions. She provided excellent feedback on exercises, pointing out areas for improvement along with suggestions on how to correct it, and also complimented the strengths."
– Della Schapiro, Dreamweaver I