Parsons Paris: Paris Design Studies

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)


Spring 2023 - Paris

Taught By: Pascal Nuzzo

Section: PC1

CRN: 6186

Credits: 3

How is the making and the fabrication of clothing and fashion accessories organized? How can the management of the productive phases enhance human abilities and relationships? In this course, students are introduced to the design development and production processes in the fashion industry at large. They explore materials, discover the sourcing networks, and understand the fabrication operations in relation with design and innovation in both local and global contexts. Students are introduced to the basic knowledge of materials and processes commonly used by fashion, accessory and product designers and manufacturers at various scales of production. The course addresses contemporary realities that include a reflection on the issues of labor, sustainability and technological change.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris Design Studies (APDS)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 16

Add/Drop Deadline: January 29, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:56am EST 11/26/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 3:25pm - 6:05pm

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: 501

Date Range: 1/18/2023 - 5/10/2023