Parsons the New School for Design announced today that it will open a new academic center on Rue Saint-Roch in Paris’s First Arrondissement next fall that will eventually be able to support 300 to 500 students. The news was .
On May 23rd, 2011 another dream came true in my career. This is the day I stepped foot into PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN as an Instructor. Who would have imagined, a black kid from Inglewood, California who could not afford to attend design school, would be teaching at the premiere fashion design school in the world?
Fusion, an established event since 2000, brings together and Parsons The New School for Design, to engage in a school vs school fashion show competition. All contestants are either freshman or sophomore students and the models are student volunteers. The judges pick a "best designer" from each school and a "best overall school". The best designers each receive a cash scholarship.