Parsons Grad Ximon Lee Wins H&M Design Award

The Parsons School of Design community knew big things were in store for Ximon Lee when he won the school’s Menswear Designer of the Year award in 2014. The 24-year-old designer has lived up to expectations: Recently, he won the ... read more

Ai Weiwei Participating in The Fear of Art Conference

Four years ago, Chinese authorities detained artist Ai Weiwei as he boarded a plane in Beijing and accused him of endangering the state. After being covered with a hood, Weiwei was transported to a military compound where, for 81 days, ... read more

Parsons alum Lands on 30 Under 30 List

As a student at Parsons School of Design, Alex Orley (Fashion Design ’12) learned a thing or two about design—and collaboration. In 2012, he and his brother, Matthew, and Samantha Florence, his future sister-in-law, launched their eponymous company, a knitwear ... read more

Report: A New School Education Pays Dividends

When it comes to investing in an art and design education, no university pays more dividends than The New School, home of Parsons School of Design. That’s the news from PayScale, an online salary and benefits and information company, which placed The ... read more