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Students Join Vine Challenge’s weekly Vine Challenge produces a frenzy of infectious animation snippets on topics like creepy fantasy creatures, Jack-O-Lanterns, playing with food, and talking cars.  The more sophomoric the topic, often the more sophisticated the response in the form of six-second … Continue reading

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One Night Only! “Tempo” media design exhibition May 30!

What kind of song and dance will it take to get you to the Media Design Club’s “Tempo” exhibition? Well we’re glad you asked. Here is your video invite: (Note: The Communication Design Professor C.J. Yee character was not impressed … Continue reading

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Art supply donations: destination Pratt Institute

In today’s media we often hear about the raging fire, but little about the aftermath. The story of the fire that destroyed the top two floors of Pratt Institute’s main building on February 15 has faded from the news, but … Continue reading

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A gathering of eco sensualists

A group of eco-focused artisans including FIT grads Zaida Adriana Goveo Balmaseda,  Melissa Kirgan and XZ Chung-Hilyard recently displayed their works at the Manhattan home of prominent fiber artist Abigail Doan. Known for her use of natural fibers and plant materials. Doan, who divides … Continue reading

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Chanel Mehyo becoming fearless

“Natural, instinctual and quick” is how fine arts student Chanel Mehyo describes her chalk pastels, charcoal and acrylic paint drawings that appear in the Junior BFA “Selections” exhibition in the Pomerantz Building lobby. Mehyo completed the series in experimental drawing class, taught by Prof. … Continue reading

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Hayley’s PAVE-winning men’s store

It’s one thing to admire great menswear on the street. But how do you recreate that feeling of a great pair of pants walking by for a customer in a virtual store? In order to turn “Nice pants, man” into … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Katie!

Balloons and pumpkin cake were waiting for interior design student Katie McTammany at the end of her photography class PH404 this morning. Katie turned 21 today.  She and her classmates had just learned how to saturate and desaturate photos in class … Continue reading

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Ozwald Boateng’s itinerary: FIT October 29th

Pinch yourselves. Yes, he’s coming to FIT. Major charisma. A superstar in Europe with an A-list clientele, i.e., Giorgio Armani, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Seacrest, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Branson. Yes, it’s Ozwald Boateng, the British fashion designer (originally from Ghana),  to share his … Continue reading

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The take-away from “the worst moments of your life”

Debbie Millman, former FIT professor of packaging design and current president of Sterling Brands’ design group, was a commanding presence at the seminar “Overcoming Failure: How the worst moments of your life can turn out to be the best (and visa-versa).” … Continue reading

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