2014 Parsons Thesis Work

Many students exhaust their energy and talents attempting to integrate years of education into one final product, only to have it filed away after commencement. Fortunately for alums of Parsons The New School for Design, that’s not an issue. Last ... read more

Parsons-Designed Bins Collect More Than Trash

When it comes to garbage, the phrase “award winning” probably doesn’t spring to mind. For Anthony Deen, however, it just may. Deen is a graduate of Parsons’ Master of Architecture program and an instructor at the School of Art, Media, and ... read more

Designing Agents of Change

For Lucia Cuba, fashion design isn’t just about aesthetics; it’s about social justice. Since 2012, the activist/designer has been combining the two disciplines in her project Artículo 6, which addresses the forced sterilizations implemented by Alberto Fujimori in Peru between ... read more

East Meets West: Parsons Shanghai Opens

Pack your bags, New Schoolers, we’re heading east. On June 18, The New School officially opened a new satellite campus located in the heart of a leading global center—Shanghai. Sure to be a coveted educational hub for students looking to ... read more

Hunts Point: From “Infamy to Fame”

Members of the Hunts Point, South Bronx community can tell you that the reputation of their neighborhood has been sullied by a history of drugs, crime and prostitution. Local artists, however, have a fresh story to tell that casts the ... read more