Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.



The Product Design program has 10,000 square feet of classroom, office, and lab space. Each student is exposed to product fabrication while a complement of professional faculty and technical staff assists them in producing full-scale prototypes and presentation scale models.

The dedicated Product Design studio spaces include the following

  • 4,000 square foot wood shop facility with traditional woodworking machinery, vacuum press equipment (for plywood bending), and CNC router tool
  • Computer controlled three-axis router/shaper table
  • Model-shop with traditional machinery for model making with foams and plastics, facilities for plastic vacuum forming, plastic casting, rubber mold making, painting and finishing
  • Two metal fabrication shops with machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, MIG, TIG, and ARC welding facilities
  • Nonferrous metal-shop used in manipulating precious metals
  • 1,600 square foot ceramic studio, which includes model making, mold making, and slip casting facilities; three oxidation kilns; and a glaze booth
  • Computer lab with 8 PC workstations, 11"x17" scanning, and 11"x17" color laser printing capabilities
  • 3D printer capable of printing a full-scale presentation model in plaster or resin.

Additionally, Product Design students have access to the SCE support facilities, located at 25 East 13th Street.


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