Voorsanger Graduate Student Symposium Explores Ornament and Excess

Ornament and excess—or their conspicuous avoidance—in relation to social structures, aesthetics, technology, politics and economics is the focus of the upcoming Voorsanger Symposium, a graduate student symposium on the history of design co-hosted by Parsons School of Design and Cooper ... read more

Illustration: Sketching New Visions for Creative Careers

Growing up, Sophia Chang, BFA Illustration ’10, would carry a black-and-white Mead notebook with her wherever she went, filling its lined sheets with drawings of fashion models and cartoon characters. She had no idea that one day, she would make ... read more

Can We Know the Truth About Iran?

“In the eyes of the Iranian government, a foreign journalist is the same thing as a spy,” according to Hadi Ghaemi, co-founder of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Ghaemi was speaking about the realities of life for ... read more