Student Opportunity: Boisbuchet Exhibition Fellowships

Parsons The New School for Design students are invited to apply for fellowships at the Boisbuchet domaine in France. Selected candidates will spend two full weeks at the Domaine de Boisbuchet to help design, document, and install an exhibition of Japanese textiles entitled BORO-The Fabric of Life. These patched and mended garments and utilitarian textiles […]

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10 Questions: Jon Jelen

10 questions, extracted from Proust’s Questionnaire, to introduce Parsons Paris’ faculty members. Your favorite virtue. Industriousness Your favorite occupation. Randomly reading encyclopedias Your idea of happiness. Work, lots of work…and being just a little ahead of it If not yourself, who would you be? Friedrich Engels Where would you like to live? Siesta Key (where […]

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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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