Product Design Alumni Win UN’s Wearables for Good Competion

SoaPen, a wearable soap designed to prevent the spread of disease amongst children, was selected from over 250 entries to the UN sponsored competition. It was designed by four recent graduates of the Product Design program.


Design Apart Academy’s Casa Flora Project Update and Video

Parsons students participated in Design Apart Academy’s project to design penthouse suite for Hotel Flora in Venice.


Graduate Students Explore the Effects of Light on Space

Students investigate means of capturing and representing light and shadow in the architectural interior.


Product Design Alumnae Secure Funding for Edible Cup on Shark Tank

Founders of edible cup company successfully pitched investors, gaining support and funds for further developing range of LOLIWARE edible serving products.


Jordana Maisie Goot Designs Second Feit Store in West Village

Jordana Maisie Goot’s second store for Australian footwear brand Feit has just opened in the West Village. Goot (M. Arch ’15 and MFA Lighting Design ’15) wrapped the interior of the 420 square foot space with complex layers of wood, with perforated areas serving as display space for the artisanal range of Feit shoes. Her brief […]


Parsons Students Participate in Urban Zen Project in Haiti

Four Parsons students spent the summer in Haiti, working alongside artisans and designers as part of D.O.T., a collaboration between Parsons, Donna Karan, Urban Zen Foundation, and Haitian artisan and businesswoman Paula Coles.


SCE student participates in Boisbuchet workshop on Space, Motion and Community

Lindesy Dieter was part of choreographer and artist Jonah Bokaer’s workshop exploring the dynamic relationships between bodies and the spaces they inhabit.


Design Workshop’s Sunset Park Pool Pavilion in Interior Design Magazine

New changing pavilions designed and built by students of the Design Workshop free up much needed space at Sunset Park Recreation Center and Pool.


Winning Students from Wasteless Studio at Poltrona Frau Headquarters in Italy

Three product design students spent one week at the Poltrona Frau factory in Italy as part of the ongoing Wasteless studio collaboration.


Susan Szenasy Reflects on MFA Thesis Final Reviews in Metropolis

Susan Szenasy, Publisher and Editor in Chief of Metropolis Magazine, attended some of the thesis final reviews for the 2015 graduating MFA Interior Design students, and published her reflections on her experience in the June issue of Metropolis. Szenasy celebrated the conceptual rigor of the presentations, as well as the collegial and contemplative atmosphere of the reviews themselves. […]

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