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Parsons The New School for Design

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Established 1896
Type Private
Dean Tim Marshall
Faculty 705
Undergraduates 3,100
Postgraduates 400
Location New York City, USA
Campus Urban
Affiliations The New School
Website www.parsons.edu

Parsons The New School for Design (abbreviated Parsons), is a design school affiliated since 1970 with The New School, formerly known as New School University. Parsons is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-five leading art schools in the United States. The main Parsons campus is located in Greenwich Village, New York City; its prestigious Fashion department is located prominently in the heart of the city's Garment District in midtown. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... The New School is an institution of higher learning in New York City, located around Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The New School is an institution of higher learning in New York City, located around Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. ... AICAD logo. ...


Parsons has approximately 3,100 undergraduates and more than 400 graduate students enrolled. The School also offers continuing education courses and certificate programs, as well as weekend and summer pre-college programs for high school students.


Parsons used to have seven affiliate schools, located in France, Los Angeles, Malaysia, South Korea, the Dominican Republic, and Japan. These affiliate schools operated independently, but embrace Parsons' philosophy and teaching methodology. Recently, Parsons has cut off connections with all other schools except Parsons Paris in France and the Altos de Chavón School of Design in the Dominican Republic.[citation needed] Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


There are 30 full-time faculty members and more than 675 adjunct faculty members, many of whom are successful working artists and designers in New York City. Faculty members and visiting critics include architect Brian Lewis and artist Brian Tolle.


Parsons is the setting for the Bravo reality television program Project Runway. Tim Gunn, Chair of Fashion Design at Parsons, serves as the mentor to the designers on the program. This article is about the U.S. cable network. ... Project Runway is an American reality television series on the Bravo network that focuses on fashion design. ... Timothy M. Gunn (born 1953) is an American fashion maven and television personality. ...

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History

Founded as the Chase School in 1896 by impressionist painter William Merritt Chase, it changed its name in 1898 to the New York School of Art. Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... William Merritt Chase (November 1, 1849 - October 25, 1916) was an American painter known as an exponent of Impressionism and as a teacher. ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


Frank Alvah Parsons joined the faculty in 1904. He became an administrator in 1907, and worked to broaden the curriculum, opening the first programs in interior design, graphic design, and advertising in the United States. In 1909, the school was renamed the New York School of Fine and Applied Art to reflect these offerings. Parsons became sole director in 1911, a position which he maintained to his death in 1930. 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Interior design is the process of shaping the experience of interior space, through the manipulation of spatial volume as well as surface treatment. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Commercialism redirects here. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


William Odom, who established the school's Paris Ateliers in 1921, succeeded Parsons as president. In 1939, he renamed the institution the Parsons School of Design to recognize his predecessor's formative influence. Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1970, the school was incorporated into The New School for Social Research. In 2005, when the parent institution was renamed The New School, Parsons School of Design was renamed Parsons The New School for Design. 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... The New School for Social Research is the graduate division of The New School. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New School is an institution of higher learning in New York City, located around Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. ...


Notable Alumni and Attendees

Fine Art

Illustration

  • Dan Yaccarino Children's Book Writer and Illustrator (wrote and Illustrated numerous books including Zoom Zoom Zoom! I’m Off to the Moon! Creator and Producer of animated television series Oswald the Octopus)
  • Peter DeSeve Illustrator and Character Designer(Illustrated many magazine covers for The New Yorker Designer of Animated Film Characters for theatrical releases from Blue Sky and Disney)
  • Julia Gran Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Children's Book Writer and Illustrator (Illustrated books including Princess Penelope Wrote and Illustrated [[Big Bug Surprise]
  • Joe Dunn Cartoonist and Film Critic
  • Brian Wood Graphic Novelist, Illustrator, Designer

Graphic Design

Entertainment/ Music

Jasper Johns, Jr. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Nighthawks. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Norman Percevel Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th century American painter. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practising the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... The artist Jane Frank (or Jane Schenthal Frank) was born Jane Babette Schenthal on July 25,1918, in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Mixed media, in visual art, refers to an artwork in the making of which more than one medium has been employed. ... Sculptor redirects here. ... Commercialism redirects here. ... An illustrator is a graphic artist who specializes in enhancing written text by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. ... Untitled (1963) by Jane Frank: 45X18. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Dan Yaccarino (b. ... Peter DeSeve is an artist who has worked in the illustration field. ... The New Yorker is an American magazine that publishes reportage, criticism, essays, cartoons, poetry and fiction. ... Blue Sky is a 1994 film which tells the story of a soldier whose outspokenness and his wifes mental difficulties have made him a pariah to the army. ... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Cartoonist Jack Elrod at work. ... Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films. ... Brian Wood (b. ... An illustrator is a graphic artist who specializes in enhancing written text by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. ... Designer is a broad term for a person who designs any of a variety of things. ... Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum, August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was a well-known American graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Héctor Luis Bustamante (born March 12, 1972) in Medellín, Colombia) as Héctor Luis Bustamante Durango) is a Colombian actor working in the Hollywood film industry. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Staple Design is a New York City based company that mainly produces clothing. ... This is a list of notable photographers in the art, documentary and fashion traditions. ... The term art director, is an overall title for a variety of similar job functions in advertising, publishing, film and television, the Internet, and video games. ... Robert Bartleh Cummings (born January 12, 1965 ) (age 42)[1]), better known as Rob Zombie, is an American heavy metal, groove metal and industrial rock musician, director, and writer. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Joel Schumacher (born August 29, 1939) is an American film director, writer, and producer. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Kelly Chen (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; Cantonese: Chan4 Wai6 Lam4), born Vivian Chen Wai Man 陳慧汶 on September 13, 1973 in Hong Kong, is a Hong Kong based singer and actress. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... Roman Turovsky-Savchuk Roman Turovsky-Savchuk is a painter and lutenist-composer. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... The lute is a plucked string instrument with a fretted neck and a deep round back. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

Fashion Related

Fashion Designers

Other Doo. ... Marisol Deluna (born 1967, San Antonio, Texas) is an American fashion designer. ... Tom Ford (born August 27, 1962) is an American fashion designer. ... Proenza Schouler is a high-end line of womens apparel. ... Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963 in New York City) is an American fashion designer. ... Lauren K. // Karan, nicknamed The Queen Of Seventh Avenue, began working for Liz Claiborne at a very young age. ... Derek Lam is a fat person, thats why when you go on this page, it is automatically redirected to obesity. ... Isaac Mizrahi (born October 14, 1961) is an American fashion designer. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Patrick Robinson is a novelist and former newspaper columnist. ... Narciso Rodriguez (born 1961) is a well known Cuban-American fashion designer. ... Lela Rose (born in Texas) is an American fashion designer. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Zang Toi is a New York based Malaysian fashion designer. ...

  • Steven Meisel Fashion Photographer
  • Kevin Johnn Fashion Designer, also on Project Runway
  • James David Goldmark Creative Director (FalconMediaGroup NY/LA)
  • Zulema Griffin Fashion & Costume Designer (Contestant in Project Runway)
  • Emmet McCarthy Fashion Designer (Contestant in Project Runway)
  • Cheryl Green Art Director (formerly with NBC, currently with A&E)
  • Robert Best Clothing and Toy Designer (Contestant in Project Runway: Season 3)
  • Julia Restoin-Roitfeld Model (Daughter of French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld)
  • Paul Gregory Lighting Designer (Designed floor for film Saturday Night Fever)
  • Sean M. Kinney Art Director (Package Design-Sony/BMG for the Zomba Label Group)

Steven Meisel (born 1954) is an American photographer, who obtained popular acclaim with his photographs of friend Madonna in the latters 1992 book Sex designed by Fabien Baron and for his work in US and Italian Vogue. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Carine Roitfeld is the Editor-in-Chief of the French edition of Vogue, a position she has held since 2001. ... Paul Gregory is an American lighting designer (see architectural lighting design). ... Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 movie starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a troubled Brooklyn youth whose weekend activities are dominated by visits to a Brooklyn discotheque. ...

See also

The Parsons table is a small, square table made in a simple, unadorned style with four, flush, square legs that are equal in thickness to the top. ...

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Parsons The New School for Design - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (293 words)
Parsons: The New School for Design, located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, is a design school affiliated (since 1970) with The New School (formerly known as New School University).
Founded in 1896 by impressionist painter William Merritt Chase, the School is named after Frank Alvah Parsons, who joined the faculty of what was then known as the Chase School in 1906 and later became its president.
Under his direction, the School quickly became a pioneer in design education, launching the first programs in fashion design, interior design, graphic design, and advertising in the United States.
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