Monthly Archives: January 2013

MFA Lighting Design Program Supports PLDC 2013

Parsons The New School for Design and the MFA Lighting Design program is proud to support the Professional Lighting Design Convention, PLDC 2013, as a Partner University.

Fall 2012 Allied Studio and Cross-Disciplinary study within Parsons

Cross-Disciplinary design practice that considers an holistic approach to complex design relationships is essential to successful projects in the constructed world that we inhabit. As part of our educational mission at SCE, we believe that forming curricula that teaches students the roots of unique disciplinary skills through a supportive, empathetic and collaborative design process that includes multiple cognate disciplines is critical to ensure that their future professional work embodies these traits.

Fall 2012 Allied Studio works with Harlem School for the Arts

The Allied Studio, a cross-disciplinary design studio that mixes graduate students from Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting Design, every fall term identifies an actual client and site within New York City for students to analyze and propose new design interventions. This year the class worked with the Harlem School of the Arts; a rich cultural center and significant community anchor that offers classes in dance, theater, visual arts and music for students ranging in age from toddlers to early adulthood.

MFA Lighting Design students design lighting for Art, Environment, Action!

As part of the Sheila Johnson Design Center public programming, lighting design students conduct a light “focusing” exercise to assure […]