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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Illustrator Basics PCDD0502
Online B   5 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $349.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Greg Lovinski
Limited to 16. Learn the fundamentals of this powerful illustration and graphic design program. Draw and design using the basic tools and features. Create curves, lines, and shapes to make objects. Manipulate, copy, color, and arrange your objects into final artwork. Prerequisite: Mac Basics, or equivalent. Online students must have Illustrator CS or higher (Mac or Windows platform). (1 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Photoshop Basics PCDD0503
Online B   5 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $349.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Greg Lovinski
Limited to 16. Learn the fundamentals of this digital image manipulation software application. Acquaint yourself with the intuitive interface, features and tools. Customize palettes, control layers, tweak scans, and master selections to create the look you want.Prerequisite: Mac Basics or equivalent. Online students must have Photoshop CS or higher (Mac or Windows platform). (1 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Web Design Basics PCDD0510
Online B   5 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $349.00
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David Arcos
Limited to 16. Create a Web presence using the basic structure of HTML5. Learn the basic rules of CSS3 and how to format text, optimize images, embed video and sound, create hyperlinks, and develop effective interface design and navigation. Aspects of web technology, such as hosting, domains, self-promotion, and content management systems (CMS) are discussed. Prerequisite: Mac Basics, Photoshop Basics, or equivalent experience. (1 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Web Design PCDD1100
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Sally Herships
Limited to 16. Students learn how to hand-code Web pages with HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. They discuss and master the elements of good Web design, the basics of user interface, and recommended standards. Toward the conclusion of the course, each student designs a cohesive website. Prerequisite: Mac Basics, or equivalent experience. Online class requires (free online) code editors such as TextWrangler for Mac or Notepad++ for PC. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
WordPress Basics PCDD1300
Online A   5 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $349.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
David Marcinkowski
Limited to 16. WordPress Basics is an introduction to this powerful open-source content management system. Learn how to implement and customize this system in order to create dynamic websites. Students are introduced to the basics of CSS, HTML and Javascript. (1 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Digital Imaging with Photoshop I PCDD1402
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
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Alisa Evdokimov
Limited to 16. Acquire a working knowledge of this industry-standard software used for print, Web pages, animation, presentation, video production, and enhancement of traditional and digital photography. Explore scanning and color correction, tools and layers for image compositing, elemental retouching, and type treatments. Prerequisite: Mac Basics, Photoshop Basics or equivalent. Online students must have Photoshop CS or higher (Mac or Windows platform). (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Digital Graphics with Illustrator I PCDD1404
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Stuart Rentzler
Limited to 16. This course is for the design student who needs a comprehensive and intensive introduction to Illustrator. Learn to draw, delineate, and design electronically with this standard vector-based illustration and graphic design program. Create curves, lines, and shapes to make objects that can be colored, manipulated, moved, duplicated, scaled, and rotated, generating smooth-lined, clean, scalable graphics or artwork for both print and the Web. Use this course to make Illustrator an important part of your digital graphics toolkit. Prerequisite: Mac Basics, Illustrator Basics or equivalent. Online students must have Illustrator CS or higher (Mac or Windows platform) (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Digital Design:
Adobe InDesign PCDD1450
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Andrea Cohn
Limited to 16. In this class, students explore the fundamentals of InDesign, including all aspects of the page-layout process. Importing, creating type, and working with imagery are covered extensively. Production shortcuts for print, PDF, and the Web are discussed. Online students must have InDesign CS or higher (Mac or Windows platform). (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fine Art and Foundation:
Color Theory PCFA1100
Online D   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
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Daniel McDonald
Limited to 16. Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and how color solves spatial problems. Look at color harmony and how color interacts, as well as qualities and possible combinations. Online students must have access to a scanner. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fine Art and Foundation:
Color Theory PCFA1100
Online E   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Daniel McDonald
Limited to 16. Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and how color solves spatial problems. Look at color harmony and how color interacts, as well as qualities and possible combinations. Online students must have access to a scanner. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
The Medium of Fashion: Textiles, Structure and Surface PCFD1270
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Tiffany Webber
Limited to 16. A practical exploration of the materials, elements and techniques used in the modern apparel and fashion industry, including: natural and man-made fibers, yarns, textile structures such as knits and woven fabrics, garment structure, practical as well as decorative trims, along with surface design (printing, dyeing and embellishment). Course is geared to students of fashion design or design professionals interested in understanding the .how. as well as the .why. of textiles and components in the design and manufacture of apparel and accessories. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Fashion History: 19th-21st Century PCFD1802
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Beth Dincuff
Limited to 16.Students will be introduced to western fashion from the middle of the nineteenth century through the present day. Emphasis will be on broader thematic considerations including: the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does); its relationship to modernity; production and consumption; art; globalization and customization; and identity and the body. Attention will be given to key designers, events and movements, which are discussed in relation to these broader themes, including Worth and Westwood, the department store and dress reform, post-modernism and anti-fashion. Students will be graded on weekly participation, a midterm exam and a final project. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Fashion Trends PCFD1820
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Patrick Hughes
Limited to 16. What is the fashion news? This course examines significant cultural phenomenon that shape the new sensibilities in fashion. Among the components of the historically based slide lectures are the themes of revolution, music, cosmopolitanism, film, dissemination of couture, memory and the ensuing acquisition of the look. Further, this class incorporates roundtable discussions and viewings of current collection showings from the world.s fashion capitals. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Fashion Entrepreneurship PCFD1840
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Donna Berger
Limited to 18. Students aiming to become fashion entrepreneurs gain the skills needed to conceive of, finance, open, and operate a successful fashion business. Through collaborative research and hands-on practice, students learn how to open a business and navigate the complexities of working in teams. Students learn to create business models and structure legal business organizations and explore the details of financing and insurance. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Consumer Behavior PCFD1855
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Marie Johnson
Limited to 16. Today's competitive marketing climate has led many companies to explore theories of consumer behavior. This course focuses on the profile of the consumer- psychographics and demographics- and consumer interests, with an emphasis on generational marketing. Segmented and niche markets and their development are also discussed. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Consumer Behavior PCFD1855
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Marie Johnson
Limited to 16. Today's competitive marketing climate has led many companies to explore theories of consumer behavior. This course focuses on the profile of the consumer- psychographics and demographics- and consumer interests, with an emphasis on generational marketing. Segmented and niche markets and their development are also discussed. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Fashion Merchandising PCFD1860
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
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Joan Duncan
Limited to 16. Study the fundamentals of merchandising-market research, planning and control, product development, promotion and presentation. Analyze case studies outlining strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior and how it leads to forecasting, and the importance of "global merchandising." (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Fashion Merchandising PCFD1860
Online C   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Joan Duncan
Limited to 16. Study the fundamentals of merchandising-market research, planning and control, product development, promotion and presentation. Analyze case studies outlining strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior and how it leads to forecasting, and the importance of "global merchandising." (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Retail Buying PCFD1871
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
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Lori Bae
Limited to 16. Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and all manufacturer's accounts representatives. Topics include open to buys, cumulative markup, shortages, vendor analysis, to stock sales. Students learn to buy or communicate with buyers on their level and complete practical and realistic assignments. Bring a calculator to the first class. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Retail Buying PCFD1871
Online C   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
TBA TBA
Limited to 16. Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and all manufacturer's accounts representatives. Topics include open to buys, cumulative markup, shortages, vendor analysis, to stock sales. Students learn to buy or communicate with buyers on their level and complete practical and realistic assignments. Bring a calculator to the first class. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Online Retailing PCFD1875
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Joshua Williams
Limited to 16. This course introduces students to the online retailing environment and examines a variety of retail models, from the multichannel strategies of large retailers to small niche concepts. Students learn the retail terminology of the online fashion marketplace and compare Web and traditional brick-and-mortar or catalog retail formats. Special attention is paid to online consumers' unique shopping habits, preferences, and responses to incentives. This course also examines methods of retail promotion in an interactive online environment and the importance of social media and user-generated content. Students develop a theoretical and practical understanding of online retail store design and ways to build profitable customer relationships. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Online Retailing PCFD1875
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Joshua Williams
Limited to 16. This course introduces students to the online retailing environment and examines a variety of retail models, from the multichannel strategies of large retailers to small niche concepts. Students learn the retail terminology of the online fashion marketplace and compare Web and traditional brick-and-mortar or catalog retail formats. Special attention is paid to online consumers' unique shopping habits, preferences, and responses to incentives. This course also examines methods of retail promotion in an interactive online environment and the importance of social media and user-generated content. Students develop a theoretical and practical understanding of online retail store design and ways to build profitable customer relationships. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Fashion Design and Fashion Business:
Marketing in a Global Environment PCFD1880
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Jeanine Polizzi
Limited to 16. This course provides students with a foundation in fashion marketing strategy within a global context. Students learn marketing terminology and concepts through analysis of target markets, the global marketplace, branding communication and the development of integrated marketing programs within the fashion industry. Students investigate the theoretical and practical underpinnings of marketing design and how to build profitable customer relationships. The class examines the process of product planning, pricing, promotion and distribution are examined with focus on global resources, opportunities and threats. Students examine the role of marketing in a global business organization and learn the components of a formal marketing plan, and gain a strategic skill set related to marketing management, financial analysis, developing markets and innovative problem solving. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Graphic Design:
Typography I PCGA1001
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
TBA TBA
Limited to 16. A thorough understanding of typographic concepts and methods is essential for anyone who wants to communicate visually. We.ll study the evolution of the alphabet, the history of typography, and typographic style (with an emphasis on 20th century type design and application). Through a series of hands-on class projects, you.ll learn how to how to use type effectively and expressively, appreciate the difference between legibility and readability, and develop a discerning eye. We.ll also gauge the impact of technology on type design, discuss the relationship between typographic and graphic style, and study the work of typographic innovators. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Graphic Design:
Graphic Design I PCGA1005
Online C   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Alisa Evdokimov
Limited to 16. Learn design fundamentals and concept developmnt as they relate to typography, composition, and color. Discover what makes the difference between ordinary images and powerful, effective graphics. Strengthen your design communication skills, and develop your style and vision as you transform your concepts into finished designs. Online section requires access to a scanner. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Graphic Design:
Brand Identity PCGA1207
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
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Gigi Polo
Limited to 16. Brand identity is much more than logo design- it is the visual representation of a brand to communicate the company mission, vision and culture. Students will envision a product or service and develop a comprehensive brand strategy that will include research, marketing analysis and design. Following the step-by-step design process, students will create several pieces including an infograph to present findings, a 3-D prototype, a logo design with applications (stationery, collaterals, etc), promotional pieces, advertising, and a manual about how to develop brand identity. All work builds towards a final presentation, at which students pitch their products. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics and Illustrator Basics, or the equivalent. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Graphic Design:
Graphic Design History PCGA1900
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Anna Daley
Limited to 16. This course covers the history of graphic design from the mid-19th century through the digital revolution. Influential movements are examined, including arts and crafts, art nouveau, Dada, Bauhaus, Neue Grafik, and DIY Punk. Students explore the evolution of the discipline from typesetting to lithography to digital design and investigate the relationship of the discipline to propaganda, advertising, corporate branding, and social networking. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Graphic Design:
Business Basics: Entrepreneurship PCGA2021
Online A   5 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $349.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Linda Saint Marc
Limited to 16. In the current economic climate, as companies downsize, you may want to consider becoming your own boss. Use the key steps and techniques of business thinking to define, test and present your concept like a pro. Develop an understanding of strategy, competition, market research and analysis. Lessons, which will build on one another, cover the skills needed to prepare a winning business plan. Assignments help you apply these skills to realistic situations, including your own. No previous business experience is required. (1 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Interior Design and Architecture Studies:
Basic Interior Space Planning PCID1001
Online D   12 weeks. *******, beg. January 27. $699.00
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Anshu Bangia
Limited to 16. This is an introduction to planning interior spaces for students without drafting skills. Learn what it means to be an interior designer and the conceptual approaches that solve interior design problems. Through sessions on color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces. Cover free-hand drawing of floor plans. Complete one interior design project from beginning concept through a finished visual and verbal presentation. Learn about use of equipment, tools and scale drawings. No previous experience in interior design is necessary. Online section requires access to a scanner. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Interior Design and Architecture Studies:
Basic Interior Space Planning PCID1001
Online E   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION
Julian Von der Schulenburg
Limited to 16. This is an introduction to planning interior spaces for students without drafting skills. Learn what it means to be an interior designer and the conceptual approaches that solve interior design problems. Through sessions on color, scale and proportion, lighting, furniture arrangement, floor and wall treatments, and client psychology, conceptualize and plan creative solutions for interior spaces. Cover free-hand drawing of floor plans. Complete one interior design project from beginning concept through a finished visual and verbal presentation. Learn about use of equipment, tools and scale drawings. No previous experience in interior design is necessary. Online section requires access to a scanner. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Interior Design and Architecture Studies:
Art and Design Business Basics PCID1320
Online A   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
Register: Non-Credit    Certificate
Stephen Ang
Limited to 16. Students are introduced to the basics of studio management and learn to assess their creative and technical strengths including negotiation, mind mapping and networking with colleagues and professionals. The online exchange will involve research and exercises that focus on radiant thinking, office management, professional portfolio/web presentation and strong presentation skills. Weekly assignments are supplemented with critiques, examples of design portfolios, and links to pertinent business articles and resources. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Interior Design and Architecture Studies:
Decorative Arts after 1800 PCID1801
Online B   9 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $699.00
Register: Non-Credit    Certificate
Erica Forester
Limited to 16. After World War II, the decorative arts reflected the impact of the Industrial Revolution and the social and economic changes it gave rise to. Students investigate furniture, ceramics, metalwork, and textiles of the modern era. Subjects include the arts and crafts movement, art nouveau, art deco, the Bauhaus, the Victorian era in the United States and England, 19th century revival styles in architecture and the decorative arts, functionalism, and the relationship between design and technology. (2 credits)

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Parsons The New School for Design Continuing Education >> Interior Design and Architecture Studies:
Art Deco PCID1820
Online A   5 weeks. *******, beg. March 10. $349.00
Register: Non-Credit    Certificate
Erica Forester
Limited to 16. Art Deco is widely considered as the most exciting decorative style of the 20th century. In this course, students explore the development of art deco between 1910 and 1940, from its high-style origins in Paris to its streamlined modern interpretation in the United States. They examine the use of art deco in architecture, interiors, furniture, and the decorative arts. Analyze the work of notable designers from Ruhlmann to Deskey. They learn about the value of art deco furniture and decorative objects in the marketplace today. (1 credits)

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