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Perspectives: Bauhaus, Pratt, or Parsons: The Genesis of ID Education

  • GroheLive!Center 160 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10010 United States (map)
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On the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, what are the true origins of industrial design education? Three perspectives from the Bauhaus, Pratt, and Parsons.

We're looking forward to seeing you tonight for food, wine and a lively panel discussion courtesy of our friends at American Standard, part of Lixil.

Anna Bokov
, Ph.D., architect, educator (Cooper Union and Parsons), historian and design director Terreform ONE. Currently working on a book on the emergence of modern architecture and design pedagogy through the interdisciplinary avant-garde schools - Vkhutemas and the Bauhaus. 

Tucker Viemeister: Industrial designer and advocate of the origins of industrial design curriculum at Pratt and beyond — the impact of Donald Dohner, Alexander Kostellow and Rowena Reed Kostellow. 

Rama Chorpash: Designer and founder of Parsons MFA Industrial Design. Focuses on exchange between people and everyday things in the Industrial design revolution(s) and as Parsons programs evolve.

Paul Makovsky: writer, strategist, curator, and editor in chief of Contract. He is currently writing a book on the life and work of Florence Knoll Bassett.

Earlier Event: March 23
IDSA.NYC Spring Portfolio Review
Later Event: April 6
Gravity Sketch Workshop