Your data privacy matters. Whether it may be websites tracking your every click, pharmaceutical companies selling your eating habits to your health insurance provider, or retail companies selling you baby bottles even before your parents… Read More »Shivam Sinha, BFA Communication Design, Data Aeternum
My main goal through this project was to create a space that would provide an opportunity for the locals of Ban San Si to practice the art of Thai medicine, especially since the village does… Read More »Sujon Ishaq, BFA Architectural Design, The Thai Wellness Centre
The aerospace industry is not only imminently sending people to the Moon and Mars, but also actively pursuing the expansion of human presence in the solar system. The goal is not only to visit, but… Read More »Ana Emilia Hernandez, MFA Industrial Design, Moon Modules
My thesis project, Tending to Self, attempts to alleviate stress by creating a space for users to take a break and engage in a variety of tactile, analog activities. There are seven kits, one for… Read More »Mackenzie Drummond, BFA Integrated Design, Tending to Self
After leaving my country, Venezuela, I am confronted with the impossibility of return. My assembled drawing and paintings are the medium in which I explore how I remember sites, and how I visualize forgotten or… Read More »Valeria Mancera, BFA Fine Arts, On Longing and Painting
As the climate continues to warm, and extreme weather events are more frequent and stronger, New York City must adapt to these changes to maintain the health and well-being of its population. Green roofs are… Read More »Nour Zein, MS Data Viz, Greening From the Rooftops
The Nuanced Topia challenges reclamation and development by the introduction of a hybrid junction for the creation of a hyper-micro immigrant community within the 74-Roosevelt Ave Station. The pervasive framework hinges on spaces of opportunities… Read More »Tommy Yang, M.Arch, The Nuanced -Topia
Gentrification is when an influx of middle or high-income families move into an area typically dominated by those of low-income. As a result, this alters the neighborhood and its makeup by catering to the more… Read More »Eleni Mentis, BFA CD, Gentrification in New York City
Moola is an educational family banking tool designed for young people. It encourages families to learn together, so parents can actively educate, motivate and empower their kids financially. Moola allows parents to teach children the… Read More »Rajlaxmi Jain, MPS CD, Moola – Allowance Manager
A collective reflection and virtual convening celebrating the future of School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design Class of 2020.
INTERVAL is a family of three objects that remove the cell phone from the center of the user’s life. They accept all different sizes of phones. The user experience is designed within the context of… Read More »Carl Liyu Shen, MFA Industrial Design, INTERVAL
A Guilty Pleasure aims to visualize how the monoculture cocoa industry is driving deforestation in the Ivory Coast. By drawing people’s attention to this issue, this thesis project reveals the bittersweet price we’ve paid for… Read More »Xingwei Huang, MS Data Visualization, A Guilty Pleasure
Mapping Misogyny includes a book that examines the origins and effects of gender oppression in South Africa. It addresses abuse and violence against women that manifest as intrinsic, pervasive aspects of gender relations. Accompanying the… Read More »Kayla Van Der Byl, BFA Communication Design, Mapping Misogyny
I have integrated my textiles into sculptural forms. Forms grow from my love of geometry. “Darkness” had sections of black knit material, stitched together and stretched within a spherical Platonic form. The piece changes as… Read More »Jeremy Ripley, MFA Textiles, Morpho + Genesis
Playful Culture is based on the premise that objects of play can inform and engage audiences with culture by facilitating intimate experiences, and that collaborating with artisans throughout the process can further promote representation and… Read More »Thalia Rondon Raffo, BFA Integrated Design, Playful Culture
“For a Friend” explores how the notion of self care is a highly individualized pursuit. These pieces highlight how there is no hard and fast way to perform acts of self care. Rather, my characters… Read More »Bernice Ho, BFA Illustration, For A Friend
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been working on a powerful, collaborative initiative with Parsons Professor Andrea Geyer and Edmund Langdell who is one of my Fashion Systems & Society students and… Read More »C.L.Ho.W Team / Collaboration of Faculty, Students, and Alumni
The Dangerous Pandemic in the Social Sciences Article by Koray Caliskan (Assoc. Dir. of MS Strategic Design & Management) and Donald MacKenzie (University of Edinburgh) on the social sciences post-coronavirus.
Grace Jun (Asst. Prof. of Fashion and CEO of Open Style Lab) develops pattern and full video tutorial for DIY reusable, inclusive face mask made of upcycled materials found at home.
by Dr. Manuel Hernandez (MS Strategic Design Management ‘19) in Healthcare Design Mag.
Listen to the all-new podcast created by MPS Fashion Management students and faculty about COVID-19 and potential opportunities to rethink retail’s future.
Parsons recent graduates Luis Urribarri and Jakub Klaban, BFA Architectural Design ’20, were selected to be featured in the NYCxDESIGN Architecture Graduates Showcase.
Alumni across the globe are using their resources, platforms, and innovative thinking to help those in need — and inspire change for the kind of future world we envision.
A collective of MFA Photography students and alumni created the Instagram-based platform called The Pandemic Archive, aiming to share art from artists around the world as they make work in quarantine in response to the coronavirus… Read More »Birth of The Pandemic Archive