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Lidewij Edelkoort Joins The New School as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies

Lidewij Edelkoort gave the commencement address at the Parsons Paris graduation in May. Her latest role with The New School as been announced! The New School announced the appointment of Lidewij Edelkoort, internationally recognized design strategist and educator, as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies, a role that will be based at Parsons School of Design […]

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Cathay Capital Prize Awarded

The first Cathay Foundation Prize for Strategic Design & Management students from New York and Paris was awarded on June 11th in Paris. The honors were delivered by Mingpo Cai, President of Cathay Capital Private Equity, and Parsons Paris Dean Susan Taylor-Leduc. Image above from L to R: Hervé Descazeaux, Isata Yansaneh, Ashley Rui Li, Susan Taylor-Leduc, Mingpo Cai, […]

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Faculty Profile: Carol Overby, Strategic Design & Management

This fall Parsons Paris is looking forward to welcoming Carol Overby from the Parsons New York campus to serve as Interim Director for the BBA Strategic Design & Management program. We chatted with Carol to learn more about the program, and her. How do you describe Strategic Design & Management to someone unfamiliar with the field? Business leaders have embraced “design […]

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Parsons Paris x Pin & Tucker: VOTE for your favorite BFA Fashion Collection

We’re teaming up with Pin & Tucker to invite you to VOTE for your favorite Parsons Paris graduating BFA Fashion Design Collection 2015! The winning designer will receive a branding consultation with industry expertise to help launch their collection. Download the Pin & Tucker app to get voting! p.s. The results below aren’t final. YOUR VOTE COUNTS! (Paris, France—June […]

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Parsons Paris Graduation 2015

On May 22, 2015 Parsons Paris celebrated our first class to graduate from the Rue Saint Roch campus in a ceremony held in the beautiful Salon des Boiseries at our partner institution, musée Les Arts Décoratifs, with world renowned trend forecaster Li Edelkoort as our guest speaker. Watch the full ceremony below. Li Edelkoort keynote address. From left to […]

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BFA Fashion Design Senior Collections

On May 20, 2015 Parsons Paris BFA Fashion Design seniors presented their final collections on the runway at Espace Rue du Mail in front of an audience of 200+ industry specialists, journalists, friends and family.  The nine seniors adopted the name NEUF, which translates to new and 9 in French. Learn about their collections below. Runway […]

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AMT Senior Show: FEED – at XPO Gallery

FEED explores social environments, their contexts and practices, creating affective forms of communication that advocate for more meaningful everyday interactions. Elena Ring explores themes of memory and food to revisit the process of her physical and emotional growth as a human being. Diva Helmy re-imagines computer mediated communication as a healthy, intimate and embodied experience. […]

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Student Show: Memoryscapes

Memoryscapes is a joint student show between first year Sanie Irsay, and BFA Art Media & Technology student Maureen Muse. Is it ever possible to re-trace a memory? How do our memories define us? Even if we don’t remember, is there still a permanent imprint residing in our minds? These are the questions explored in […]

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Student Show: This is Not an Object

Naromie André, MA History of Design & Curatorial Studies, and Margaux Salgado, undergraduate BFA Art, Media & Technology, teamed up for This Is Not An Object April 29- May 3rd in the Parsons Paris Gallery. French poet Francis Ponge once wrote: “our soul is transitive. It needs an object that affects it, immediately, like a […]

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Fashion Revolution Day + Sustainable Fashion

On April 24, 2013, 1133 people were killed and over 2500 were injured when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Social and environmental catastrophes in our fashion supply chains continue. On April 24th Parsons Paris joined FASHION REVOLUTION DAY by inviting students to turn their clothes inside out, take a picture, and tag the brand and […]

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