Angela Luna / BFA Fashion Design 2016
founder and president of Adiff
Sophia Sunwoo / BBA Strategic Design Management 2010
principle & co-founder of Water Collective
Lucy Jones / BFA Fashion Design 2015
- recipient of unnatural "Social Innovator" fellowship resulting in residency at Eileen Fisher in partnership w Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)
Nelsoj De Jesus Ubri / BFA
how do i make sure that I am achieving enough every day.
Sophia Sunwoo quotes Tony Robbins:
"You over estimate what you can accomplish in a year. But you underestimate what you can accomplish in 10 years"
the common theme:
Not set deadlines but a non-linear organic process
Towers highlights a pattern among the panelists:
"What I hear you are saying
how you approach to complexity - one step at a time ...as you have to in order to solve wicked problems "
- Joel Towers - Dean of Parsons
"you you don't know the top until you've seen the bottom and worked our way up"
- Kay's dad
wrote a letter when she was 8 years old
built 125M business - had it all stolen by partner
fashion designer and entrepreneur
traveled 39/40 years - every show - made sure to give back money
everyday I am going back to school
So often the arts are forgotten -
and that's how a lot of us learn
we learn differently
When I saw the space - not only in technology but in changing the futre
But with regards to hospitals [and other human contexts] is what we are teaching
Tor of the new Making center
27,000 sq ft out of a larger 80,000 sq ft in downtown Manhattan dedicated to making.
part of process focused on "redesigning the design school"
3D printers of all kinds FDM and STL
Printing set ups for screen printing with washing stations, lithographaohy etc.
- this is where Jeff Staple started - but upgraded
3D knitting machine - like the ones used to make Nike Flyknits - coming soon
No luddiets allowed
Great to see how parts of the university change so often and so dramatically.
This constantly change may be driven by New York or as Dave Marin thinks - that in this field of creativity you constantly have to be reinventing yourself.
Parsons is 120 years old