Monthly Archives: May 2015

Parsons Students Design Hotel in Venice for Design Apart

Students will create a penthouse space in Venice as part of first annual Design Apart Academy.

Parsons Receives Grant for Healthy Materials Lab

Lab aims to eliminate the use of toxic building materials and support the creation and use of healthy alternatives.

Product Design Alumna in Forbes Magazine

Her company, Diffurniture, produces sustainable, zero-waste furniture.

Brian McGrath to Speak at Radical Pedagogies Symposium in London

Radical Pedagogies: Architectural Education and the British Tradition will explore the future or architecture eduction in Britain.

SCE School Lunch Tray Project Helps Make School Lunch More Sustainable

Urban School Food Alliance will introduce compostable lunch trays in six of the largest school districts in the US, including New York.

Product Design Alum Exhibits at ICFF

Hyeonil Jeong’s simple and elegant designs can be assembled quickly and without hardware.

Design Workshop’s Sunset Park Recreation Center Now Open

Project provides much needed lockers and changing area for busy Sunset Park Recreation Center.

MFA Interior Design Studio on Homelessness Featured in the New Yorker

Throughout the spring semester students spent significant time in observation. They volunteered at shelters, conducted interviews with victims of homelessness and documented the process through drawing, video, photography and writing.

Vera List New School Art Collection Writing Awards 2015 – Call for Submissions

The Vera List New School Art Collection Writing Awards are bestowed annually to students at The New School for the best essays inspired by works in the university’s art collection. Glenn Ligon’s new multimedia work, For Comrades and Lovers, is the most recent work commissioned for the Vera List Art Collection.

SCE Students Win Top Prizes in Carnegie Student Wallcovering Competition

Textile manufacturer Carnegie Fabrics recently challenged students at Parsons, Pratt, SVA, and FIT to create a high performance environmental wallcovering […]