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August 15, 2016 daren

MA Design Studies Students Self-publish Provocative Products: Provotypes and Provoprops

Alongside the exhibition by the same same, Otto von Busch and a of group students in the MA Design Studies program published a text companion…

August 8, 2016 daren

MA Design Studies Students Self-publish ‘Dark Designs: Critical Cases in Design in Dark Times’

The Spring 2016 semester at Parsons School of Design welcomed the production of self-published books by MA Design Studies students. Following Acts of Olympic Dissent…

August 1, 2016 daren

MA Design Studies Students Self-publish ‘Acts of Olympic Dissent’

The Olympics have had a long history of contestation from their host cities, marginalized groups threatened by gentrification, and even the athletes who perform on…

June 1, 2016 ADHT admin

MA Design Students Exhibit ‘Provocative Products’ at Parsons Festival

By Claudia Marina Within the design milieu, critical and interrogative design speaks loudly in modern times. It has to, for new ethical and environmental problems…

May 23, 2016 ADHT admin

MA Design Studies Students Want You To #SeeRikers

By Claudia Marina How often do you see Riker’s? For most in New York City, unless you or your loved have worked or lived on…

May 20, 2016 daren

Lisa Stenhaug of Design Studies on Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Encampment & Challenging “what is”

As research for her capstone, Lisa Stenhaug, MA Design Studies ‘16, stayed at artist Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Encampment in Joshua Tree, California for one week…

May 19, 2016 daren

Lisa Merk of Design Studies reflects on her award-winning project REMIND ME & more

Lisa Merk, MA Design Studies ‘17, was recently the recipient of the New Talent Award from A&W Magazine, a German architecture and lifestyle magazine, for…

February 10, 2016 Admin

An interview with the Fashion & Diversity Series organizers: Rikki Byrd, Carly-Ann Fergus, and Jasmine Young

“Fashion and Race,” a panel discussion on “new narratives of blackness in fashion” will be held this Friday, February 12 at The University Center (UL105)….

November 23, 2015 Admin

Ekaterina Kulikova of Fashion Studies: Recipient of The Parsons Design Fellowship

Ekaterina Kulikova is a multidisciplinary designer working in the exciting space between design and research. Her work focuses on natural materials, emerging technologies, material research,…

April 17, 2015 adht

James Laslavic of Design Studies Spends Semester at NASA Ames Research Center

James Laslavic is a second-year student in the MA Design Studies program. He is currently working on his thesis, Conditions of Design: Outer Space and…

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