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Free 4 Day Workshop With Leading Housewares Company

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FREE 4 DAY WORKSHOP WITH LEADING HOUSEWARES COMPANY @ PARSONS

WHAT:
Looking for design students or 2018 recent graduates with strong visualization skills interested in participating in an intensive 4-day workshop to design new products & patterns for a global leader in housewares. Students will work in groups of two to propose concepts which both refresh the brand as well as open new market directions.

Working directly with the company’s top creative team as well as leading Parsons faculty, workshop participants will have the opportunity to have high-level feedback with professional quality design briefing. Students will translate their concepts into visualized renderings that include both possible product as well as contextual scenarios.

REWARD:
Top designs may be selected to be displayed in the brand’s booth at the 2019 International Housewares Show in Chicago.
A judging panel will select the top three teams with monetary awards given for first, second, and third place teams as well as possibly go into go into production.

WHEN:
Monday, June 4 to Thursday, June 7 (Participants are expected to be able to attend all days of the workshop.)

WHO:
This out of program non-credit bearing four-day workshop is open to graduate and rising senior undergraduate students as well as 2018 graduates. The brand is specifically interested in applicants from product and industrial design, fashion, communication design, illustration, photography, and so on. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating strong visual pattern design as well as 3D form giving.

TO APPLY:
Submit a max 3 page work sample (in pdf less than 10MB) through this form: https://goo.gl/forms/rqRiN5xRSNVQvSyJ3

Applications due Friday, May 18, 11:59pm
Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, May 25 at noon.
Participants are expected to be able to attend all days of the workshop.
Questions may be sent to the Director of MFA Industrial Design, Rama Chorpash chorpasr@newschool.edu

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