Author Archives: Charis

The Brooklyn Flea

From April and up to Thanksgiving, The Brooklyn Flea is every weekend: Saturdays in Fort Greene and Sundays in Williamsburg, both from 10AM to 5PM. A main attraction to the Flea during these months is that both locations are great

The Brooklyn Flea

From April and up to Thanksgiving, The Brooklyn Flea is every weekend: Saturdays in Fort Greene and Sundays in Williamsburg, both from 10AM to 5PM. A main attraction to the Flea during these months is that both locations are great

Artists ♥ NY

There is a great deal of art and design floating around the internet that was inspired by the wonderful city of New York. The city’s architecture, night life, unique culture and blend of basically the best of everything you could

Artists ♥ NY

There is a great deal of art and design floating around the internet that was inspired by the wonderful city of New York. The city’s architecture, night life, unique culture and blend of basically the best of everything you could

Reflections on Foundation

How can a design education prepare students to thrive in a complex and rapidly changing world? Parsons’ first-year Foundation program immerses students in an exploration of art and design concepts, skills, and critical practices, training them to become flexible thinkers,

Reflections on Foundation

How can a design education prepare students to thrive in a complex and rapidly changing world? Parsons’ first-year Foundation program immerses students in an exploration of art and design concepts, skills, and critical practices, training them to become flexible thinkers,

Maps of New York

If you’re going to be living in New York for the first time, you’re probably going to spend your first year heavily relying on the MTA subway map. You’re going to need it to navigate the trains and take some

Maps of New York

If you’re going to be living in New York for the first time, you’re probably going to spend your first year heavily relying on the MTA subway map. You’re going to need it to navigate the trains and take some

Eating in Queens

When I first arrived in NYC four years ago I had no idea what boroughs were and that there were five of them. Now, I live in the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, with almost half of

Eating in Queens

When I first arrived in NYC four years ago I had no idea what boroughs were and that there were five of them. Now, I live in the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, with almost half of

Deciding to be BA/BFA

BA/BFA, pronounced bah-fuh, is the word used to describe a tiny portion of students at The New School who are working towards two degrees. The word literally describes what such a student will achieve at the end of their five

Deciding to be BA/BFA

BA/BFA, pronounced bah-fuh, is the word used to describe a tiny portion of students at The New School who are working towards two degrees. The word literally describes what such a student will achieve at the end of their five

Meet Parsons Alumni: Cindy Rodriguez

Cindy Rodriguez and I had the same thesis teacher, Julia Wargaski, at Parsons. However, I’m in Julia’s class now and Cindy was in her class six years ago. Cindy is so cool a designer (and all around awesome person) that

Meet Parsons Alumni: Cindy Rodriguez

Cindy Rodriguez and I had the same thesis teacher, Julia Wargaski, at Parsons. However, I’m in Julia’s class now and Cindy was in her class six years ago. Cindy is so cool a designer (and all around awesome person) that

AMT Photo Studios

One thing I wish I had done more of over the past four years was take advantage of the facilities available at Parsons. Last week, for the first time, I reserved and used one of the photo studios available to

AMT Photo Studios

One thing I wish I had done more of over the past four years was take advantage of the facilities available at Parsons. Last week, for the first time, I reserved and used one of the photo studios available to

Parsons + Kickstarter

Kickstarter has revolutionized the way people get things made. The site that allows anyone to create creative projects and fund other projects has had over 10,000 projects successfully funded in the past two years. And now Parsons is on Kickstarter

Parsons + Kickstarter

Kickstarter has revolutionized the way people get things made. The site that allows anyone to create creative projects and fund other projects has had over 10,000 projects successfully funded in the past two years. And now Parsons is on Kickstarter