Product Design Alumni Team’s SoaPen Design Moves to Final Round in UN Wearables Competition

Team comprised of four Parsons graduates named one of ten finalists in Wearables for Good Competition, sponsored by the United Nations.


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.


Vertical Urban Factory with Nina Rappaport

The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons presents Nina Rappaport, author and curator of Vertical Urban Factory; Rama Chorpash, Director of MFA Industrial Design at Parsons, whose creative-practice focuses on Making in Place; Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School; and Sonam Velani, Policy Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of NYC will engage in […]

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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.


Human Powered Vehicle Projects in Arts Thread

Product design students created full scale vehicles powered by the human body.

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Daniel Michalik Included in New Book on Post-Petroleum Materials

Book explores new materials and design techniques that can be used in place of petroleum-based plastics.

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Product Design Studio Featured in Fast Company

Studio uses scrap leather to create leather goods that are both beautiful and practical.

PERLA by Zach Robinson. Perla is a travel case that allows the user to easily transport and protect their most personal and valuable items.

Product Design Alumna Wins ICFF Studio Bernhardt Design Award

Laura Yeh was one of eleven emerging designers to exhibit her design at ICFF.


Product Design Alumna in Forbes Magazine

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


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.

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