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Parsons the New School for Design

Teaching Courage

David Van Zandt | Posted 11.03.2014 | College
David Van Zandt

The new emerging creative economy needs highly educated people who will not simply complete tasks, even highly intellectual ones. We need people who can identify and flexibly address and solve complex social and business problems.

Victoria Beckham Says She's a Team Player

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 04.23.2014 | Style
Larissa Zimberoff

I knew two things for certain: She was a terrible driver and she had gone to boot camp class that morning at 8 a.m. It was a confession that came at the end, and it was the first truly real moment.

Is There Such Thing As Privacy Online?

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Image after image splashes on the wall of the art exhibit – a snapshot of young people laughing and drinking, a picture of an e...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson Launches Scarf Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

Although Sheila Johnson has reached the pinnacle of moguldome--she's one of the founding partners of BET, owns three professional sports teams (WNBA...

Design Thursday

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

This week we thought about how postcards can become art and how a bookstore can be a sanctuary. We also wished an architectural icon Happy Birthday an...

Universities Are Engines for the Creative Economy

David Van Zandt | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
David Van Zandt

First, universities must embrace interdisciplinary learning on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Even for students who are not focusing in the arts, some experience and literacy with design will prove crucial in an increasingly creative economy.

Is A Degree In Fashion Right For You?

| Hannah Orenstein | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

If the thought of a desk job makes you run tearfully for your sewing machine and your DVRed episodes of Project Runway, you might want to consider a c...

So, You Want To Work In Fashion? Top 8 Style-Savvy Colleges

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

So you want to work in fashion? Whether your interest lies in fashion design, journalism, or merchandising, these top fashion schools that can get y...

Astoria Characters: The Two-Time Immigrant

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Garo Apanian opens his candy-apple-red laptop. "Let me show you the apartment where I was born," he says. "It's a beautiful building." The image that appears is of Beirut.

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Season 8, Episodes 1 and 2

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Only two shows into Season 8, I'm hooked all over again. I already have my favorites, I already know who's going home sooner than later, and I think Season 8 has the makings of a really strong season.