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SCE Student Council Launches Podcast “Table Talks”

Parsons‘ School of Constructed Environments Student Council has launched a new podcast series called, “Table Talks.” The podcast hosts discussions with faculty, industry professionals, and students of different disciplines.

Jackson Wiederhoeft’s Theatrical RTW Collection

Jackson Wiederhoeft (BFA Fashion Design ’16 and current part-time lecturer) debuts their ready-to-wear collection, ‘Wiederhoeft’, offering an escape into a whimsical world inspired by theater, ballet, the occult, costumery, and color.

Vogue’s best looks from the Area spring 2022 presentation

Area, co-created by Beckett Fogg and Piotrek Pansczczyk (MFA Fashion Design & Society ‘12 &‘13), has garnered a cult-like following since its 2014 inception with pieces regularly sported by prominent names such as Kylie Jenner and Ariana Grande.

The New Technologies Fashion Schools Are Teaching Students

Soojin Kang, Assistant Professor of Fashion and Technology, says teaching students new techniques is important to prepare them for what’s on the horizon, noting the metaverse, NFTs, and the continued growth of various digital assets.

The Healthy Materials Lab is Redefining Sustainable Design

Alison Mears and Jonsara Ruth, co-directors of the Healthy Materials Lab at Parsons, discuss ​how an interest in the impact of design beyond aesthetics and sustainability brought them together to establish the​ interdisciplinary research program​.

Mariana Amatullo, Associate Professor of Strategic Design and Management, Appointed to Board of Aalto University

“Aalto University is an institution I admire deeply, as I am a big proponent in my academic scholarship and practice for the concept of multidisciplinarity that fueled Aalto’s founding,” shares Mariana Amatullo, Associate Professor of Strategic Design… Read More »Mariana Amatullo, Associate Professor of Strategic Design and Management, Appointed to Board of Aalto University

Petya Andreeva Wins UNESCO Research Grant

Petya Andreeva, Assistant Professor of Asian Art and Design History, hopes to expand representation of nomadic and pastoral societies through research that will showcase their lives as designers, artists, inventors, politicians, and more.

Mark Gardner: I Want to Be Hopeful

Mark Gardner, principal of Jacklitsch / Gardner Architects and Assistant Professor of Architectural Practice and Society, shares observations that he finds promising, discouraging, and befuddling.

Wid Chapman Architects Wins SIT Award

Parsons Interior Design faculty Wid Chapman’s design firm, Wid Chapman Architects, was named a winner in the professional category for this year’s SIT Furniture Design Awards.

10 Questions with Sheila Bridges

AAS Interior Design alumna Sheila Bridges is fearless. Especially when it comes to pattern, color, and the truly iconoclastic design of her interiors and products.

Sonya Sklaroff Paints the Pandemic

Sonya Sklaroff’s (MFA Fine Arts ’00 and current faculty member) “Pandemic Paintings” reflect the new normal by playfully subverting daily life, and were included on LinkNYC kiosks around the city.

Figure Void to Lithic Landscapes

Poetry and drawings by Parsons First Year faculty Beau Bree Rhee are featured in this online publication, serving as a continuation of her performance recording, “Performance Paysage.”

The New Conversation Featuring Carrie Mae Weems

In the inaugural episode of this new YouTube series, New School President Dwight A. McBride speaks with artist Carrie Mae Weems, whose work breaks boundaries and explores issues of race, gender, and class.