Last Chance To Enjoy Great Temporary Projects!

SCE invites you to enjoy the Street Seats project and Pansa/Panzer installation in their final days! Street Seats is currently located on 13th St. & 5th Ave., and will go into hibernation November 4th, and reemerge in Spring 2016 with a new design by students enrolled in the NEW Temporary Environments Minor. Pansa/Panzer is currently on display in the Sheila Johnson Design Center lobby, and will also be […]

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Waste Not: Placemaking & Sustainability in the Public Realm

SCE presents, Waste Not 4: Placemaking and Sustainability in the Public Realm, presented by Anthony Deen, Part-time Assistant Professor and Mike Boylan, Part-time Lecturer at Parsons. The development of a new suite of public furniture for Central Park, that try to address sustainability and the creation of a coherent sense of place through product design. 15 October, Thursday 6pm […]


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.


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.