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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

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 adht

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 adht

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 adht

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 adht

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…

April 15, 2015 adht

Erika Butler, A Modern Champion and Critic of Fashion

Erika Butler is a writer, personal stylist, public speaker, and style blogger at “The Fashionesta: Merging Fashion, Style, History, & Culture.” Currently a second-year student in…

June 6, 2014 adht

Susana Aguirre on the Fashion Landscape of Peru

Susana Aguirre is a writer and researcher, most interested in exploring the fashion landscape in her home country of Peru. She holds a BA from…

April 2, 2014 adht

Student Spotlight: Maleyne M. Syracuse

Maleyne M. Syracuse is a candidate for a Masters Degree in the History of Decorative Arts at the Cooper Hewitt Museum/Parsons New School for Design….

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