Want to be a designer? Learn from Marc Jacobs

MasterClass sells access to celebrities in the form of video lectures for US$90 (S$124) a pop.
MasterClass sells access to celebrities in the form of video lectures for US$90 (S$124) a pop.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM MASTERCLASS.COM

NEW YORK • The online education business has not made the grade yet so one start-up is tapping the world's best-known figures in sports, entertainment and the arts to lure people into learning.

Think Samuel L. Jackson providing lessons on acting, Stephen Curry on how to sink a basketball shot and Annie Leibovitz on snapping a good photograph.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2018, with the headline 'Want to be a designer? Learn from Marc Jacobs'. Print Edition | Subscribe