Past As Prologue: Design Icon Michael Graves In Conversation

  Michael Graves has spent the last half-century designing or restoring prominent buildings (The Portland Public Service Building, The Washington Monument) and creating everyday objects for mass retail (the iconic teakettle, kitchenwear and furniture for Target). And at 80, he’s ... read more

Sisters on the Runway: A Charity Fashion Show

Cameras flashed as models walked the University Center catwalk wearing the latest collections by Parsons students and alumni during last month’s Sisters on the Runway Charity Fashion Show. A nation-wide and student run organization, The New School student chapter of ... read more

The Art of Communication Design

Passion: The quality distinguishes current Parsons The New School for Design students as well as alumni like Ji Lee (BFA Communication Design ’95). As a creative lead for The Creative Shop at Facebook, Lee is responsible for helping some of ... read more

An Integrated Future for Design and Manufacturing

Long distance relationships can be tricky—especially when it comes to small businesses and their overseas manufacturers. Just ask Matthew Burnett. Starting his own line of watches in 2009, he struggled with lengthy turnarounds, language barriers and continuous manufacturing errors that ... read more