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Formal Design Education Is Necessary for Practicing Designers. Yay or Nay?

It was the third Designer’s Debate Club event. The Parsons Tishman Auditorium on West 12th Street was packed last Wednesday with people eager to hear what well-known designers and design educators would have to say about the necessity of formal design education. Co-sponsored by AIGA/NY and organized by Designer’s Debate Club founders Jon Troutman,...

Color Smarts: Q&A With Parsons Color Theory Team

Can you teach an instinct for color? Some colorists think not; those who say you can compare the process to something slyer, a delicate sussing-out of an affinity we all draw upon daily. I spoke to Thomas Bosket, Coordinator of Graphic Design and General Studios and Assistant Professor, and Langdon Graves, both instructors in...