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In Conversation with Alexandre Samson: Fashion Curation, Archives & Heritage Lab

In Conversation with Alexandre Samson: Fashion Curation, Archives & Heritage Lab

On Wednesday the 23rd of October, curator Alexandre Samson came to @parsonsparis as part of a new lecture series ‘Fashion Curation, Archives & Heritage Lab’ to talk about his experiences in fashion exhibition curating. Samson discussed issues of collecting, conserving and exhibiting contemporary fashion with reference to past exhibitions he has curated at the Musee […]

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Graphic Design Play Book

Graphic Design Play Book

Congrats to Art, Media and Technology instructors Sophie Cure and Aurélien Farina who have just published Graphic Design Play Book, the English version of their book Le livret d’initiation au graphisme. It’s an introduction to graphic design through games and activities (puzzles, visual challenges, etc.) based on works of designers like Otl Aicher, Paul Rand, […]

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Top Five Workout Studios for Students in Paris

Top Five Workout Studios for Students in Paris

When you are a student and live in a city where bakeries are at every street corner, it’s hard to find the motivation to work out. With the delicious smell of croissants and the gorgeous Parisian bistros, the temptation is real right? If you haven’t been motivated to work out, and you don’t know where […]

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🎃 TRICK-OR-TREAT AT PARSONS PARIS 👻

Pre-Halloween Party All of the ghosts and ghouls came out to celebrate at the Pre-Halloween Party. As the true Halloween falls over Fall Break, Parsons Paris has had a long-standing tradition to spread some spooky spirits before students leave. Students even got a special “treat” when a little pumpkin came to visit!

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Oh The Places Parsons Paris Students Will Go For Fall Break!

Oh The Places Parsons Paris Students Will Go For Fall Break!

Oh The Places Parsons Paris Students Will Go For Fall Break! As the leaves are falling and we Parisians start to pull out our scarves, some Parsons Paris students will be escaping to warmer destinations! The campus will close for Fall Break from October 28th – November 3rd and students are taking full advantage of […]

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🇫🇷Crêpe Party! 🥞

On Thursday, students learned how to make an essential French treat: Crêpes! For those who haven’t had the luxury of trying one yet, a crêpe is a type of very thin pancake. Crêpes are usually of two types: sweet crêpes (crêpes sucrées) and savoury galettes (crêpes salées). Crêpes are served with a variety of fillings, […]

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Culture Maps in Creative Team Dynamics

Culture Maps in Creative Team Dynamics

In Creative Team Dynamics class lead by Sabri Ben Radhia, Strategic Design and Management sophomores discussed different meanings and facets of “culture” and what it means to work with international teams. Everyone shared their own experiences and cultural misconceptions. Students learned about the Culture Map, an 8-scale model designed by Erin Meyers, which empowers managers […]

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Let's talk library!

Let’s talk library!

Caroline Marie (class of 2023) sat down for a conversation with Kandace Clifton (MA Fashion Studies class of 2020) who manages the Parsons Paris library. What are you studying at Parsons Paris and how did you come to manage the Parsons Paris library? I am an MA Fashion Studies student, in my second year. I’ve […]

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Career Services: Recap of PFW Internships in Fall 2019

Career Services: Recap of PFW Internships in Fall 2019

During the last week of September, Paris hosted Fashion Week and many students took advantage of the many amazing internship opportunities. We were able to gather some statistics of the students’ experiences: 70 students participated in internships (Elie Saab, Alessandra Rich, Atlein, Gabriela Hearst, Jonathan Cohen, Joseph, Malone Souliers, Oscar de la Renta, TIBI, Zimmermann, […]

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Midterms Stress Management

Midterms Stress Management

Midterms are in full swing! Everyone’s super busy with studying, drafting, photographing, sewing, painting, making prototypes, printing and more… but we managed to check in with some students to see how they’re dealing with stress or how they take a break from the craziness. It’s important for me to remember that it’s not the end-all […]

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