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    Communication: A Visionary Fashion Collection by Jack A. Burns

    Participate in the completion of an innovative Parsons BFA fashion thesis focused on the art of making in our digital-analog world.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $8,275 pledged
    • Funded

    BFA Fashion student Jack Burns is created for his thesis where he is creating a collection of clothes using hand-woven, knit, laser-cut, sewn, and hand-stitched materials establishing a marriage between both our analog and digital worlds.

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    Crochet Coral Reef: The Book by The Institute For Figuring

    A beautifully illustrated book about the art, science, math, and environmentalism of the Crochet Coral Reef project.

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    • 123% funded
    • $33,388 pledged
    • Funded

    Arlene Mintzer, part-time associate teaching professor in the School of Fashion has been a core contributing artist with this project. The project is making a book that will have an explanation of all the scientific, mathematical and environmental concepts of in the project.

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    The Metagame. Discuss. by Colleen M, John S, & Eric Z

    The Metagame is a card game about culture. And making ridiculous arguments with your friends.

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    • 217% funded
    • $54,467 pledged
    • Funded

    AMT professors Colleen Macklin and John Sharp are revamping their card game - Metagame. It is a card game about culture. And making ridiculous arguments with your friends.

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    Popular Noise Magazine by Byron Kalet

    Popular Noise is a quarterly lifestyle magazine for the music community, featuring the best in art, fashion, and popular culture.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,392 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons BFA Communication Design alum Byron Kalet makes his thesis project -- which began as a limited-edition, letter-press printed journal -- and debuts a quarterly lifestyle magazine featuring work by some of New York's most talented artists and writers.

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    "In Their Own Words" A painting exhibition event by N. Bond by Nathan Bond

    A show of my new series of large, oil painted portraits "In Their Own Words", exhibited with an emphasis on accessibility to the art .

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $17,053 pledged
    • Funded

    Paul Nathan Bond, faculty in the illustration dept, is producing an exhibition of my latest body of work - a series of large-scale oil-painted portraits entitled "In Their Own Words".

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    W.A.N.T: Weaponized Adorables Negotiation Team book project by Rachel Law & McKenzie Wark

    The art of digital living in the PRISM era. An illustrated limited edition Kickstarter-only book for art, tech & theory fans.

    Successful!
    • 146% funded
    • $5,122 pledged
    • Funded

    Lang faculty McKenzie Wark and recent Parsons MFA DT grad Rachel Law area publishing a limited edition, illustrated book about digital living.

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    with WINGS and ROOTS by Christina Antonakos-Wallace

    Telling the stories of children of immigrants in New York & Berlin who challenge boundaries & reimagine belonging.

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    • 111% funded
    • $25,657 pledged
    • Funded

    Christina Antonakos-Wallace, Integrated Design '06, is working on a documentary to tell the stories of children of immigrants in New York & Berlin who challenge boundaries & reimagine belonging.

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    Parsons MFA Thesis Collection by Abigail Lewis

    Help a young fashion designer create her final collection for a MFA from Parsons New School of Design.

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    • 111% funded
    • $4,451 pledged
    • Funded

    Abigail Lewis, MFA Fashion is finishing her thesis collection. Her aesthetic is clean and pure, with emphasis on simplicity, utility, movement, androgyny, and form. She designs for women who are more concerned with style than fashion.

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    LIMULUS - Film, Book & Score for MFA Thesis Exhibition by Karen Kramer

    LIMULUS is a film showing at the Goldsmiths MFA degree show. The Narrator, a Mylar balloon, is a supernatural piece of marine debris.

    Successful!
    • 275% funded
    • $2,207 pledged
    • Funded

    Karen Kramer '03, is finishing her film Limulus that is a weird tale and centers around the accidental collision of two objects with a strange and ancient animal, the horseshoe crab.

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    Greene Street NYC Clean Art through REVERSE GRAFFITI by Greene Street NYC

    Greene Street NYC is a REVERSE GRAFFITI clean art project. Aimed at cleaning art onto the streets of NYC to inspire you in YOUR city.

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    • 100% funded
    • $15,136 pledged
    • Funded

    Veronica Menendez, BFA Fashion Design '09, and Chris Choi, MFA Design and Tech '11 have started a reverse graffiti clean art project. They want to engage artists, brands, and passerby's to be a part of a Global Clean Art Movement. 

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    Amelia Lindquist Parsons MFA Thesis Collection by Amelia Lindquist

    A young fashion designer will complete a final collection to be exhibited in New York in May and at New York Fashion week in Sept. 2013

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $5,155 pledged
    • Funded

    Amelia Lingquist, MFA Fashion is completing her final collection. Nostalgia always plays a part in her work. It is about capturing those small moments and recreating them through garments.

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    PASKHO: The First Collection by Patrick Robinson

    Cool, sexy, urban clothes designed for pursuing your passions

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    • 137% funded
    • $68,770 pledged
    • Funded

    Patrick Robinson, Fashion Design '89, is using Kickstarter to launch his first men's and women’s collection which includes lounge, active wear and urban clothes geared toward the athlete. Featured on The New York Times

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    Loud Silence Media by marisa.schwartz

    Loud Silence is innovating journalism in Africa, bringing you real stories from the front lines.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $6,184 pledged
    • Funded

    Recent photography alumna Marisa Schwartz is working in Ghana to bring real stories happening in Africa to a wider public audience. Loud Silence produces intense, moving stories on a range of issues, mostly human-interest based.

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    Softwalks - The Pilot Project by Softwalks

    Softwalks transforms sidewalk sheds into functional public places for everyone to enjoy. This campaign will fund our pilot project.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $13,764 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons MFA Transdisciplinary Design alumni Bland Hoke and Howard Chambers are launching a pilot program for their thesis, Softwalks, which transforms construction scaffolding into spaces of urban respite. The project recently won a Fast Company Design and Innovation Award.

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    Peace & Quiet Dialogue Station by Matter Practice

    'Peace & Quiet' is a civic 'dialogue station' in Times Square, where veterans and civilians can engage in poignant conversation.

    Successful!
    • 110% funded
    • $16,587 pledged
    • Funded

    Alfred Zollinger, Director of Parsons Design Workshop, is launching a new project - 'Peace & Quiet' which is a temporary dialogue station where veterans and civilian can openly engage each other in meaningful conversation.

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    Visualight by Leif Percifield

    Visualight is an open-source Wi-Fi enabled light bulb that can visualize data as colored light.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $30,209 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons alumnus and faculty Leif Percifield's new project Visualight is a Wi-Fi enabled light bulb that can display data as colored light. By representing information as colored light, a simple change in your ambient environment brings new information to your awareness.

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    Edible, Biodegradable, and Vegan Cups by The Way We See The World

    Jelloware can be used in place of disposable cups: Imagine a world where you can eat your cup instead of throwing it away!

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $10,429 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons Product Design alumna Ingrid Zweifel, Leighann Tucker, Chelsea Brigante, and Monica Bhatia's project to create edible cups that are biodegradable and vegan.

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    Plant-In City: Architecture and Technology for Plants. by Huy Bui, Carlos Gomez, Jon Schramm

    Living, modular, sculptural 21st century terrariums for discovering new ways to interact with plants.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $26,985 pledged
    • Funded

    Plant-In City is a modular, sculptural structure designed by Parsons faculty member Jon Schramm. This art installation features an interactive architecture for plants that translates their environmental data into sounds of an imaginary wilderness.

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    Heatit by the Heatit Team

    Heatit is an open-source electronics platform to precisely output high current. It is designed to be powerful, modular and compact!

    Successful!
    • 336% funded
    • $16,820 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons alumna Paola Guimeran is part of a project that will create an open-source electronics platform that will be powerful, modular and compact!

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    Glif - iPhone 4 Tripod Mount & Stand by Dan Provost & Tom Gerhardt

    Glif is a simple iPhone 4 accessory with two primary functions: mounting your iPhone to a standard tripod, and acting as a kickstand to prop it up.

    Successful!
    • 1,374% funded
    • $137,417 pledged
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    Parsons MFA Design and Technology alumnus, Dan Provost, launched an iPhone accessory that became a runaway hit on Kickstarter, demonstrating the power of this online community to help make projects a reality.

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    #AirQualityEgg by #Sensemakers

    A community-led air quality sensing network that gives people a way to participate in the conversation about air quality.

    Successful!
    • 370% funded
    • $144,592 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons Design & Technology alumnus and faculty member Joe Saavedra, is helping to develop the Air Quality Egg, a community-led air quality sensing network that gives people a way to participate in the conversation about and effort to improve air quality.

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    Electric Signs by Alice Arnold

    ELECTRIC SIGNS is a poetic and timely documentary about signs, screens and the urban environment. The film examines our public spaces,

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    • 104% funded
    • $6,241 pledged
    • Funded

    Alice Arnold, a Parsons integrated design faculty member, has created ELECTRIC SIGNS. This documentary examines how TV-style advertising in the public domain are re-shaping urban environments and re-defining areas of public space by the commercialization of the public sphere.

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    Mokuyobi Threads: The Bedford Bag by Julie Pinzur

    A bag that can be worn not just one way, but three! Triples as a backpack, over-the-shoulder bag, and tote bag.

    Successful!
    • 484% funded
    • $24,234 pledged
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    Recent Parsons illustration graduate Julie Pinzure runs Mokuyobi Threads. For the fall season she has developed The Bedford Bag that can be worn as a backpack, thrown over the shoulder or carried as a tote.

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    The Cosmonaut: A Wide-Grip Stylus for Touch Screens by Dan Provost & Tom Gerhardt

    The Cosmonaut is a minimal, wide-grip capacitive stylus for touch screens. Perfect for sketching and doodling on any tablet.

    Successful!
    • 268% funded
    • $134,236 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons Alumnus, Dan Provost's new design project - a wide-grip stylus for touch screens. This stylus will help designers use their touch pads for sketching and doodling.

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    Doodle Defense by Andy Wallace

    More creative than your mouse lets you be? Doodle Defense is a tower defense game that turns your drawings into weapons.

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $2,336 pledged
    • Funded

    Developed in an Algorithmic Animation course in the MFA Design and Technology program at Parsons, Andy Wallace's Doodle Defense combines the art of drawing with the latest technologies for an innovative gaming experience.

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    SPLASH HOUSE by Design Workshop 2011 (Tara Mrowka)

    MAKE A SPLASH! Help us build pool pavilions for the Washington Heights Community and keep the recreation center functioning year round!

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $16,493 pledged
    • Funded

    The Design Workshop, a group of graduate architecture students from Parsons School of Design are created a new pool pavilion for the Washington Heights Community to keep the recreation center open for indoor play year round!

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    Pulse Sensor: an Open Source Heart-rate Sensor that Rocks by Yury Gitman

    A well-designed plug-and-play heart-rate sensor for Arduino. Put live heartbeats into your project lickety-split.

    Successful!
    • 613% funded
    • $18,418 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons faculty Yury Gitman and Joel Murphy's new project “Pulse Sensor” is a well-designed plug-and-play heart-rate sensor. It can be used by students, artists, athletes, and makers who want to easily incorporate live heart-rate data into their projects.

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    TEMPT1 & EyeWriter = Art by Eyes by zach lieberman

    After 7 years of immobility, TEMPT1 is using his eyes and the EyeWriter to make art again. Support TEMPT1's return to a professional art practice.

    Successful!
    • 119% funded
    • $17,996 pledged
    • Funded

    Parsons faculty, Zach Lieberman's is creating a new collection of original TEMPT1 artwork and merchandise using the EyeWriter 2.0 software, robotic technology, traditional print-making techniques, as well as his community of friends, fans and peers.

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    Big Beautiful Public Art by Parsons Class in Union Square by Josh

    We're 18 young talented art students and 2 professors at Parsons building a big beautiful public art piece in Union Square

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    • 100% funded
    • $5,017 pledged
    • Funded

    Students from the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons collaborated with the MTA on a public art installation in the Union Square subway station.

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    The Case of the American Food System—A graphic design thesis by Sonia

    A cabinet that reveals truths behind the American food system, as my graphic design senior thesis at Parsons School of Design.

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    • 175% funded
    • $703 pledged
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    Parsons student, Sonia Scarr's senior thesis project of a cabinet that will inform viewers of how our food system works now, and of alternative actions one can take to eat a little more morally and healthily.

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    Lords & Ladies - a game of Legacy, Gossip and Intrigue by JCorace

    Build an aristocratic family's legacy through marriage,hiring servants,having children while crushing rivals with gossip and betrayal.

    Successful!
    • 164% funded
    • $26,274 pledged
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    Jason Corace, MFA DT '03, has created with his sister a new card game where you control a turn-of-the-20th-century noble family and their servants. The game is inspired by period dramas like Downton Abbey.

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    Dur Doux: A NY Based Women’s RTW Clothing Label by Najla Burt

    Dur Doux [Dur-‘Do’]: A women’s RTW clothing label that is built on the concept of wearability with an avant-garde sensibility.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $10,006 pledged
    • Funded

    Fashion alumnus Najla Burt is starting her own clothing label - Dur Doux. Meaning hard/soft the label was built on the concept of wearability with an avant-garde sensibility. Dur Doux’s signature comprises of unexpected shapes, details and fabrications.