Storm Warning

Monday, January 26, 2015: 11:00 a.m.
Due to severe weather conditions, The New School will close early today, Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6pm. All classes and activities beginning after 6pm are canceled, any classes that begin before 6 but are scheduled to continue beyond 6 are also canceled. The New School will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, 2015. learn more

Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.


David Brody

David   Brody

Associate Professor of Design Studies , Art and Design History and Theory

Associate Professor of Design Studies

Office Location:

Sheila Johnson Design Center
  • Email:

  • Specialist in material culture, visual culture, and design studies. David co-edited (with Hazel Clark) Design Studies: A Reader (Berg, 2009) and his book Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines was just published by the University of Chicago Press (2010). Other publications include articles and reviews in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Journal of Asian American Studies, American Quarterly, Journal of Design History, American Periodicals, and other journals. David has a forthcoming article on hotel design and housekeeping that will appear in the peer-reviewed journal Design and Culture in 2011. His new book project is titled Do Not Disturb: Design, Hotels, and Labor and is under advance contract with the University of Chicago Press. David has also given papers at numerous academic conferences.

    Research Interests:

    cultural studies,design history,design research,theory,visual culture studies

    < back

    Connect with the New School