Nick Verreos to conduct "Elements of Fit" workshop at The International Academy of Design & Technology

February 13, 2009

Seattle, WA (February 13, 2009) - Nick Verreos, fashion designer and star of the Bravo Network's "Project Runway" will conduct a special workshop on the "Elements of Fit" on the Seattle campus of the International Academy of Design & Technology (the Academy) on Saturday, February 14. Seating is limited for this one-time-only FREE workshop on what goes into creating a great fitting garment. Verreo's playful and engaging style, combined with his technical expertise will provide guests with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business.

Verreos received national and international attention after appearing on Bravo's "Project Runway." He has since enjoyed success as a red carpet fashion expert on TV Guide's "Fashion Wrap" with Lisa Rinna, Fashion Team, SoapNet's EmmyAwards Red Carpet Coverage and E! Countdown to the Academy Awards. He has appeared on MTV's The Hills, WB's Crowned and Project Runway Canada and is now one of the Glam Squad on the MSN.com style site, Style Studio. Under his label NIKOLAKI, alongside partner David Paul, Nick designed Marlee Matlin's gown for the 2008 Academy Awards and has dressed celebrities such as Heidi Klum, Eva Longoria and comedian Kathy Griffin. In addition, he has also become a much sought-after speaker at various universities across the US. Verreos will debut his Spring 2009 Collection in November at the Islands of the World Fashion Week in the Bahamas. More information about Verreos is available at http://nickverrreos.blogspot.com/

About The International Academy of Design & Technology – Seattle
The International Academy of Design & Technology provides educational programs that are designed to prepare students for professional opportunities and career success in select design and technology fields. At the Academy, students are part of an energetic community that shares ideas, solves problems, and finds new ways to approach career training today and in the future. While enrolled at the Academy, each student is given an opportunity to grow vocationally, intellectually and professionally.

The Seattle campus, which opened in 2004, offers a variety of Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Digital Media Production, Fashion Merchandising and Game Design & Development. Both credential levels are not available for all programs. The International Academy of Design & Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees. The Academy is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information on the Academy- Seattle, call 206.575.1865 or visit www.iadtseattle.com.