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Parsons 2013 Fashion Benefit

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Book Launch Party for “Accessory Design” by Aneta Genova


Please join us on this special evening as accessory designer and author, Aneta Genova, presents her brand new book Accessory Design, and hosts an exhibition highlighting accessory design talent and work ranging from established designers to recent fashion graduates who contributed to the book. Come celebrate great design talent and Aneta Genova’s new contribution to […]

Bone to Brain Exhibition by Nicki Muller (BFA Fine Arts Student)


Nicki Muller is a junior in the Parsons BFA Fine Arts Program and Lang (Dual degree).  She had an art opening on Wednesday November 9th, at MSB Gallery – NYU Langone Medical Center – 550 First Avenue in the Medical Science Building, 1st fl. Her work will be up for the rest of the month. […]

Digital Fashion Illustration With Adobe Illustrator CS5 Seminar

CS5 seminar

BFA digital faculty Geoffry Gertz, Maura Jurgrau and Christopher Musci are announcing a new seminar in their technology series, covering fashion digital illustration with Adobe Illustrator CS5. The CS5 release is packed with natural media effects for vector drawing and painting that can give your digital art a personal hand drawn appearance. We’ll be discussing […]

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, […]