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Parsons 2013 Fashion Benefit

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Global Issues in Design and Visuality in the 21st Century: Culture – Designing Time

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 6:30 pm The Great Hall, Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Square Presented by Susan Yelavich of the School of Art and Design History and Theory, Global Issues is both a course and a lecture series that is open to the community. It is designed to identify the broad issues that are shaping […]

Final Zero Waste project is created

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You are invited to the launch event of Andria Crescioni’s zero waste garment, put into production by clothing company Loomstate. In the Spring semester, 2011, faculty Timo Rissanen taught a group of students how to change their design processes using the technique of zero waste pattern cutting. Andria’s design was selected and her garment is […]

Humane Society Meets with Students

On Monday, November 21, members of the Humane Society of the United States (www.humanesociety.org) will be on campus.  This informative and open discussion is mandatory for any student who is designing with fur and other students who are interested to know the challenges facing the fashion industry today. Major concerns in production and sourcing of […]

Land an Internship or Job Through Social Media Class

Think your skills at Facebook stalking, refreshing Twitter streams or Googling yourself will lead you nowhere? Think again! Social media can be a great way to build online presence, educate yourself and discover new professional opportunities. Topics covered in class: LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogging, Facebook, Google+Attendees should have a basic grasp of social media. Laptops/tablet/iPad required. Title: […]

Diaspora, Globalization, and Design Conference

DIASPORA, GLOBALIZATION, AND DESIGN CONFERENCE Friday, November 11, 2011 – Saturday, November 12, 2011 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, 11th floor The third international Diaspora, Globalization, and Design conference will consider how artists, designers, and practitioners in a myriad of design disciplines […]

Designer, Alice Temperley Speaks to Dean, Simon Collins


Students and faculty are invited to join British designer Alice Temperley and Dean Simon Collins on Tuesday, November 8th at 6PM as part of the Parsons Conversation Series. Alice and Simon will speak about her career over the last ten years, her latest collection and her life as a fashion designer. The conversation will also […]

JUX, and The History of Creation (on the internet)


Article and photography contributed by digital design faculty Geoffry Gertz & Christopher Musci When talking Internet we often forget that the original untamed digital World Wide Web wilderness, invented in the early ’90s by Tim Burners, began to string together global communication but without a lot of style. This past Saturday at Parsons, Aidan Feldman, […]

Cynthia Rowley Shopping Event

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Cynthia Rowley and Kristin Prim would like to personally invite the Parsons community to a private event. Kristin Ferrandino (Prim), Design and Management grad class of 2011, is hosting a shopping party with Cynthia Rowley on Thursday, November 17th from 6-8pm at her 376 Bleecker Street boutique. RSVP to NewYork@CynthiaRowley.com. A 20% shopping discount on […]

Models and Make-up Artist Needed!

Casting Call for Parsons The New School For Design Archives Photo Shoot! We are looking for 2 female Models, size 2 at least 5’8″ and 1 talented Make-up Artist. The shoot will take place on Nov 12th from 9am-6pm. Email 560events@newschool.edu for more details.

Styling Club Meeting


STYLING CLUB MEETING this Friday, Oct 28th @ 6pm! Location: 560 7th Ave rm 503 (5th fl) We will be discussing upcoming events and more. New members are welcome to join! See you all there!