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10 Questions: Kate Teale (Video)

10 questions, extracted from Proust’s Questionnaire, to introduce Parsons Paris’ faculty members.

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MFADT Graduate Program Ranked in Top 10

US News and World Report’s higher education rankings are out and Parsons ranked #8 in “Multimedia and Visual Communication” graduate programs. The MFA Design & Technology, which will launch this fall in Paris, is precisely the program to which that distinction is referring. You read the full list at this link.

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Bridget O’Rourke on “New Generation Designers”

Bridget O’Rourke, Director Parsons Europe, was invited to give a presentation on the theme of “New Generation Designers” at a conference sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris, France Design Education and the French Agency for the Promotion of Industrial [Design] Creation. Supporting government ministries included the Ministry of Culture and Communication, […]

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Faculty profile: Jonatan Jelen

The last time Jon lived in France, he was completing his Doctorate from the University of Pau. Now, this dynamic member of the Parsons faculty will be in Paris to teach Introduction to Design and Management as part of our Summer Intensive Studies program. Jonatan Jelen is a business owner, manager, as well as Assistant Professor […]

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A glimpse into 45 Rue Saint-Roch

45 Rue Saint-Roch, in Paris’ 1er arrondissement, will be the new home of Parsons Paris come this summer. The building is undergoing a full renovation. We were able to visit late last fall – enjoy the glimpse! [portfolio_slideshow id=302]

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Faculty profile: Jasonpaul McCarthy

We are thrilled to announce that Jasonpaul McCarthy will be leading our Fashion Design area in Parsons Paris for the 2013-14 academic year. His titles: Fashion Designer, Professor, Thinker and Poet. Jasonpaul’s approach as an educator and practicing designer embraces and encourages new forms of fashion design processes, communication and the question of purpose. He completed […]

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Faculty profile: Kate Teale

We are happy to announce that Kate Teale will be returning to Paris this coming summer to teach Explorations in Drawing, as part of our Summer Intensive Studies. If you want to see the great work her students completed last summer in Paris, take a look at their class blog. Kate was born in England. […]

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Press: French Vogue

Translation from French: The famous Parsons school has seen Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Donna Karan, and the Proenza Schouler team come through. Created in 1919, the NY school will open in the heart of Paris at 45 rue Saint Roch. From Fall 2013, Parsons will welcome students from all around the world, and amongst them […]

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Prototype – an Exhibition in Berlin

Prototype: Exhibition in the Cloud is an interdisciplinary collaboration between Parsons and Universität der Künste Berlin (the Berlin University of the Arts) which seeks to challenge and reinvent received notions of prototyping, extending its design and industrial origin to encompass artistic imagination. Recently, Parsons faculty member Anthony Aziz traveled to Berlin for the exhibition’s opening.

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Fashion Designer Kay Unger at Parsons Paris Launch Events

Kay Unger, New School Trustee and an alumna and friend of Parsons, opened the presentation at a VIP lunch with the design community in Paris. She shared her story as a designer and successful business woman as well as Parsons Paris’ new growth plans.    

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