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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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A visit to the MacVal

A visit to the MacVal

Who’s welcomed in the museum? Who is art representing? Led by instructor Emmanuel Cohen, students visited the MacVal, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Vitry, a suburb of Paris. In a city marked by waves of immigration during the 20th century, the exhibition Persona Grata invites the viewers to a reflection on hospitality. If hospitality […]

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MAFS Project in collaboration with Ami Paris

MAFS Project in collaboration with Ami Paris

On the 20th of September, the MAFS second-year class, ‘Fashion, Branding & Communication’ taught by Justin Morin went on an excursion through Paris’s 1st arrondissement, observing and looking at perfume stores. Their route started from Parsons Paris to rue Saint Honoré, students continued on Rue de Rivoli, rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, looking at different windows including […]

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Visit from Ono Project founder, Maria Tverdokhelb

Visit from Ono Project founder, Maria Tverdokhelb

On the 18th of September, Maria Tverdokhelb, founder and designer of the Ono Project came to Parsons Paris to speak with our first year ‘Business of Fashion’ class, taught by Geraldine Blanche. In this class, Maria discussed the need for sustainability within the fashion industry and how sustainability is subjective to the individual or singular business. She […]

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Sketching at the Louvre

Sketching at the Louvre

First year students in Jason Glasser’s Drawing and Imaging class went to the Louvre to sketch some of the classical sculptures…

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My Transfer to Parsons Paris 

My Transfer to Parsons Paris 

Being born in Paris and having left to Montreal at the age of 5, it was obvious for me I was never coming back here. Never once in my life, I thought I would come back to Paris. To study, to live, and to have a home; Paris was never part of my future plans. […]

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Musée de l’Homme

Musée de l’Homme

Led by instructor Emmanuel Cohen, students visited the Musée de l’Homme, recently redesigned to exhibit both their ethnographic collections and contemporary art. To prepare the museum visit, students engaged in a discussion about the evolution of art collections and museums before experiencing how new epistemological, aesthetic and ethical discourses affect the way works are presented […]

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Parsons Paris' College and Adult Summer Session

Parsons Paris’ College and Adult Summer Session

Throughout the month of July, Parsons Paris will house college and adult students in a summer semester.  The session works to allow for students to enroll in the program in order to acquire the skills they need to reach academic and professional goals, to complement their full-time degree programs, or to build a competitive portfolio […]

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Parsons Paris June summer session

Parsons Paris June summer session

This summer, Parsons Paris is opening its doors to welcome college students to immersive courses of study during the month of June. Within the program, students have two choices for courses: The Business of Fashion, taught by Professor Erotokritos Antoniadis, and Fashion Design Process taught by Professor Yong Andersson. Each of these courses insight students on […]

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Smart Cities Final Projects

Smart Cities Final Projects

In the 21st century, 90% of the total global population will live in cities. To account for these changing urban environments, the pressure is on to make cities smarter, more sustainable, efficient, inclusive, and livable. Working in pairs, third year students in Maurits Montanez’s Strategic Management course were asked to use design thinking and data […]

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