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Designers Present Projects To Bring Quality Illumination To Communities Around The World

Socially engaged lighting professionals will present their projects and initiatives at From the Right to Light to the Right Lights, on Friday, March 13, 3-6 pm at the Kellen Auditorium at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

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Building More Successful Cities The Focus of Urban Prototyping Lab at Parsons School of Design

To provide civic innovators in U.S. cities the know-how to build out and implement ideas that add to the success of their cities, Parsons The New School for Design will pilot an Urban Prototyping Lab in collaboration with the award-winning design firm IDEO. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the initiative […]

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Parsons Paris Launches Undergraduate Program In Art Design History And Theory

Parsons Paris will launch a new Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design History and Theory. The program, which welcomes its first class in 2015, will provide college students an unparalleled opportunity for immersion in art and design history and studio practice, curatorial and French studies.

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Parsons School Of Design Reveals Research Indicating Artisan Sector Does Not Guarantee A Living Wage

The New School’s Parsons School of Design announces the findings of a groundbreaking research study investigating the pricing and fairness within the artisan sector. The study was done through a partnership between Parsons Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Design (DEED) Lab and EcoSessions, a global storytelling platform that connects designers, industry + consumers to discuss […]

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The New School Unveils Comprehensive Climate Action Plan

The New School begins 2015 by announcing the foundations of a comprehensive climate action plan for its community to address climate change. To launch this new initiative, The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion in late 2014 to divest from all fossil fuels. It is the second largest university in the world to do […]

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The New School Public Programming: Art, Media And Design

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in Art, Media, and Design. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been a hub for cutting-edge design, innovative technologies, and avant-garde artistic expression.

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Culture Of Incarceration Explored In New Parsons Exhibition

  The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s (SJDC) Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery at Parsons School of Design launches its spring exhibition, Prison Obscura, with a public reception on Thursday, February 5, 6:30-8:30 pm. The reception will be preceded by a curator’s tour at 5:45 pm.

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Parsons Paris Expands Curriculum, Builds on Global Initiative with Launch of New Graduate Programs

Building on its diverse and ever-evolving curriculum and bolstering its global model for design education, Parsons Paris launches two new master’s programs—History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA-HDCS-Paris) and Design and Technology (MFA-D+T-Paris)—this year.  

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Parsons Desis Lab Helps Complete Two-Year Survey Of Affordable Housing Marketing And Outreach

  The Design for Social InnovationSustainability Lab at Parsons The New School for Design, The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Public Policy Lab have released Evaluating New Housing Services, a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of new services for those seeking city-supported affordable housing.

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The New School to be Honored By Habitat for Humanity for Sustainable Home Design

Two years after New School students designed and built an affordable, energy-efficient home for low-income families in Washington, D.C., three leaders of the project will be honored at Habitat For Humanity of Washington D.C.’s Raising The Roof celebration fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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