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SE2OND: Snapshots from the 2015 Masters Thesis Presentations

SE2OND: Snapshots from the 2015 Masters Thesis Presentations
On May 7th, 2015, SE2OND: The 2015 Masters Thesis Presentations, took place at the SVA Theatre in New York City. Friends, faculty, colleagues, family and fans took part in the celebration, where 15 students presented their thesis projects. Enjoy some of the photos from the day below!                               READ POST

ENGENDER From MFA Products of Design is Live at NYCxDesign!

ENGENDER From MFA Products of Design is Live at NYCxDesign!
As part of NYCxDesign, the students of the MFA in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts present Engender, a roving and interactive exhibition that explores the role of design in the construction of gender identities. The exhibition’s eight interventions deconstruct simple artifacts and gestures of our gendered world and invite visitors to play along in a performative game of gender mash up and reconstruction. Through a playful series of dynamic, participatory wearables and installations, Engender explores and… READ POST

Digital Fabrication Summer Classes in the Visible Futures Lab

This summer, the Visible Futures Lab, immediately adjacent to the MFA Products of Design department, will be holding Continuing Ed intensives around digital and product development. Here are the specifics: Rhino Software Intensive for BeginnersFridays: June 12, 19, 26, + July 10, 17, 24Hours: 6:00pm – 9:00pm6 sessions, 1.5 CEUs$300 Prototyping with Traditional and Digital Fabrication ToolsTuesdays: June 9, 16, 23, 30 + July 7, 14Hours: 6:00pm – 9:00pm6 sessions; 1.5 CEUs$300; lab fee $150 Introduction to Physical ComputingSundays: June… READ POST

Announcing SECOND: The 2015 MFA Thesis Presentations, May 7, 2015

Announcing SECOND:  The 2015 MFA Thesis Presentations, May 7, 2015
We invite you to attend SECOND: The Masters Thesis showcase presentations of the 2015 graduating class of the MFA in Products of Design program. The day will kick off with opening remarks from Allan Chochinov, chair of the MFA program, followed by presentations from the 15 Masters students, each presenting their year-long thesis work comprised of research, artifacts, services and platforms. The day will be punctuated by (deliciously) catered breaks, as well as a champagne reception at the close. We welcome guests in… READ POST

Snapshots From Our 2015 DESIGN:MATCH Job Fair!

Snapshots From Our 2015 DESIGN:MATCH Job Fair!
For the second year, The MFA in Products of Design invited leading firms, organizations, VCs, and entrepreneurs to Design:Match—a one-day career event where students meet with industry leaders in pursuit of internships, project work, funding opportunities, and full-time employment. Thanks to the following companies and organizations for attending!: Frog Design, IDEO, IDEO.org, IBM Design, Unicef Innovation, SYPartners, Google Creative Labs, Pentagram, Quirky, Kickstarter, Luminary Labs, ESI Design, Center for an Urban Future, Local Projects, Fahrenheit 212, Verynice, Collins, Verdes, Huge Design,… READ POST