Design Studies in The Editor at Large

Published on: November 23rd, 2011

The Editor at Large logotypeAlexandra Rosario of Interior design website The Editor at Large interviewed program director David Brody about the new Design Studies program. Following are a few highlights from the interview

  • “’We are trying to attract students from a range of disciplines as well, from current interior designers to those with a background in history, engineering or sociology.’”
  • “The inaugural class will be small, about 15 students”
  • “The 42-credit program is geared at shaping an overall understanding of all aspects of design, from commerce and ethics to the philosophy of design, creating a truly interdisciplinary program.”

Program Contact

Caroline Dionne, Program Director

Program Update

Parsons is not currently admitting new students to this master’s degree program. Parsons is now offering a Graduate Minor in Design Studies that is designed to complement the MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies and other graduate programs across the university in design, liberal arts, and social research.