Press Release from Parsons The New School for Design
NEW YORK—Parsons The New School for Design has launched Thesis Work, a new website featuring top student work from across its art and design programs. The site gives visitors a glimpse into the range of projects created at Parsons from undergraduate and graduate students in architecture, communication design, design and technology, fashion design, fine arts, illustration, integrated design, interior design, lighting design, photography, and product design.
The site features over fifty outstanding student thesis works, including:
- Three projectshighlighted in the January issue of Wallpaper magazine: awomenswear collection by BFA Fashion Design graduate Brian Suter-Maury; acutlery set for people with Alzheimer's disease by BFA Product Designgraduate Neelima Narayanan; and a photograph by MFA Photography graduateJun Ahn;
- Coco, by Product Designgraduate Gabriella Ravassa, a redesign of the standard container used bycoffee pickers in developing nations, which was featured on FastCompany' s Co.Design blog;
- Uncommon Creatures, a retail installationby MFA Interior Design graduate Anne-Mette Krolmark, which was featured inthe November/December issue of Frame magazine; and
- Typography Insight, an iPad app developedby MFA Design and Technology graduate Dong Yoon Park, now on sale in theiTunes store.
For more information on these projects and more, visit the Thesis Work website. 2012 thesis projects will debut as part of the Parsons Festival, an annual event taking place in mid-May that offers the public an opportunity to preview the next generation of design leaders through exhibitions, workshops and public programs. For more information, please visit www.newschool.edu/parsons/festival.
Parsons The New School for Design is one of the leading institutions for art and design education in the world. Based in New York but active around the world, the school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the full spectrum of design disciplines. Critical thinking and collaboration are at the heart of a Parsons education. Parsons graduates are leaders in their respective fields, with a shared commitment to creatively and critically addressing the complexities of life in the 21st century. For more information, please visit www.newschool.edu/parsons.