DESIGN x CONVERGENCE:
Strange Proximities & Unexpected Conversations
Design x Convergence: Strange Proximities & Unexpected Conversations is a full-day conference dedicated to design strategy organized by the Strategic Design & Management Master’s Program at Parsons. Taking place at their Greenwich Village campus, the conference brings together fascinating people from radically different backgrounds to explore surprising topics. Go beyond industry boundaries to address deeper issues that motivate today’s most innovative thinkers. To them, the role of the design strategist is to design for convergence, guiding disparate parts into a shared and impactful trajectory. The day will consist of incisive keynotes, unpredictable panels, an extensive gallery of student work + intimate group design sessions.
This event was hosted by the MS Strategic Design and Management program and took place on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
Pear Nerngchamnong (MS SDM Class of 2017) was honored as a “Student Notable” in the Strategy & Research category of the Core77 Design Awards 2018! In her project page, she put Parsons School of Design in there (and among four student honorees, there are other projects that also came
Join us this Thursday, April 26 @ 11am EST for guest speaker, Terry Behan! Terry is a 2nd year Ms SDM student doing interesting design + entrepreneurial work in many emerging markets. We’ll talk with Terry on some of the main questions and issues we explore in the course Design Innovation
From left: Regina Law, Erin Tilley, Rhea Alexander, Rose Pember The SDS community would like to extend a BIG congratulations to Erin Tilley, who won the audience vote at FUSE NYC 2018 along with $1,000 ($500 from FUSE and $500 from the SDM program). 2nd year SDM students Rose Pember, Regina
The Parsons School of Design Ms Strategic Design & Management Program presents: DESIGN x CONVERGENCE: Strange Proximities & Unexpected Conversations Design x Convergence: Strange Proximities & Unexpected Conversations is a full-day conference dedicated to design strategy organized by
The 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards Finalists Fast Company’s second-annual World Changing Ideas Awards drew nearly 1,400 submissions in 12 categories. Among the top 240 entries to make it to the final round of judging was Ms SDM student, Kansaranat Pear Nerngchamnong! The SDS community extends
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