Parsons School of Design
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection consists of administrative records produced by a variety of offices and departments of Parsons School of Design, the art and design college of The New School university system. Included are memos, correspondence, photographs, reports, and printed promotional material, as well as items pertaining to New School building construction. The administrative offices from which material has been collected herein includes Admissions, the Board of Governors, Career Services, Design and...
Summary Collection consists of twenty-three student projects created as a final assignment for Professor Esther Choi's Advanced Research Seminar: Constructed Environments during the fall 2016 semester. All students were undergraduates enrolled in The New School's Parsons School of Design, primarily in architecture, interior design, and product design programs. The projects take the form of design manifestoes, combining text, images, and different forms of bindings,...
Dates: 2016 December
Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lang College BA/BFA program (Andrew Garn, photographer), 22 x 28 in., 1984
Item — Box: OSxxx-2, Folder: 2
Abstract The Parsons School of Design Centenary Oral History Project consists of recorded sound interviews with twelve individuals as well as two audio monologues by the project's manager, Martica Sawin. These interviews, all recorded in 1994, cover the history of different academic departments and design disciplines over the course of the twentieth century as experienced by leading former and then-current instructors and administrators. Recordings are all in English.
Summary The Parsons course catalogs collection consists of publications from Parsons New School of Design and its affiliate programs, including catalogs for overseas schools, and continuing education and AAS programs. Catalogs include information regarding pedagogy objectives, school policies and admissions requirements, departmental and course descriptions, faculty and administration rosters, facilities, fees, and examples of student work. Materials for the years 1896-1912 consists primarily of...
Dates: 1896 - 2016
Summary This collection consists of audio interviews with alumni of Parsons School of Design recorded between 2013 and 2015. Interviewees include James Drake, Nancye Green, Michael Donovan, Marc Jacobs, Dee McDonald-Miller, and Kay Unger. Interviewers include Executive Dean of Parsons Joel Towers and The New School Archives Director Wendy Scheir. The interviews are retained as digital files.
Summary A collection of approximately thirty discrete audiorecordings documenting designer critic sessions in the Fashion Design Department of Parsons School of Design. In each recording, professional fashion designers introduce themselves and their project concepts to fashion design students, who then selected the "designer critic" with whom they would like to work in their last year at Parsons. Designer critics include Parsons School of Design alumni, such as Adri, Jeffrey Banks, Donald Brooks, Louis...
Dates: 1990 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1994 - 1995
Summary This collection consists of nineteen volumes of an encyclopedia transformed into individual works of art by undergraduate students in Susan Leopold's Time: Frame course, offered through Parsons School of Design's School of Art, Media and Technology.
Summary Prior to 1970, when Parsons School of Design existed as an independent entity, it was headed by a president and a powerful Board of Trustees. Upon the merger of Parsons with The New School, legal authority transferred to a central Board of Trustees for The New School and the Parsons board became a Board of Overseers. The collection includes minutes and reports from before and after the merger with The New School. Subjects frequently addressed include financial expenditures and development,...
Dates: 1912 - 2003