Parsons School of Design in NYC in the USA.

Introduction to this new couse in LONDON, 23 November 2016, by Lidewij Edelkoort
Director of Trend Union and Dean of Hybrid Design Studies at Parsons,



School of Fashion - School of Constructed Environments


At 11am on Wednesday the 23 November 2016, in the CINE LUMINERE, at the Institut Français.17 Queensberry Place, LONDON SW7 2DT, Lidewij Edelkoort director of Trend Union will give a brief 50 minute introduction to the new Master of Fine Arts (MFA) course in Textiles at the Parsons School of Design in NYC in the USA.


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) course in Textiles at PARSONS NYC-USA
HYBRID Textiles Progamme description
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The course launches in Autumn 2017. Initiated by MFA Textiles founder Lidewij Edelkoort, who is also dean of Hybrid Design Studies at Parsons. Launching in Autumn 2017 it offers a curriculum that engages students passion and the university’s extensive resources, preparing for the growing array of opportunities related to textiles in fashion, product, interior, and scenic design; research; fine arts; architecture; and hybrid fields.


This program is part of both the School of Fashion (SOF) and the School of Constructed Environments (SCE) at Parsons. The resulting interdisciplinary approaches connect a spectrum of design disciplines and concerns ranging from human factors to environmental sustainability to social justice. Accordingly, the program welcomes applicants from a variety of fields, including textile research, studio design, and liberal arts. The MFA Textiles community is diverse and committed to expanding the field’s boundaries and creating hybrid practices that integrate Silicon Valley’s high-tech innovations with the Hudson Valley’s craft techniques.


Entrance to Lidewij's London introduction to MFA Textiles is free but you must register on line by 6pm on Tuesday the 22 November 2016 with this link>> INTRODUCTION BOOKING: To confirm your booking enter 162studentparsons

in the discount code box.


Entrance to this one off introduction DOES NOT not entitle admission to the Seasonal Trend Presentation that follows in the CINE LUMINERE.


Unless a ticket has been previously been purchased>> TRANSITION summer 2018 Use this link to request further information>>CONTACT US



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