Parsons

  • Profile:

    Victoria Milne is principal of 6¢ Design. Her firm is engaged with all opportunities to improve the public sphere through design.  Current projects include commissioning furniture from NYC designers for the Times Square Alliance, and a placemaking project for the Local Development Corporation of East New York.  She also teaches at Parson’s New School in the Master’s program for Industrial Design. Prior to 6¢ she served as Director of Public Art and Design Initiatives at the NYC Department of Design and Construction where she started the Built/NYC program, commissioning custom furnishings from independent designers for public capital projects. Other work areas included developing and implementing design policy programs, including Government x Design, Active Design and Design Excellence. Her studio and public art teams managed a $10 million+ portfolio of art commissions and delivered design projects in all media. She is currently on the NYCxDesign executive committee. Before public service she was a contributing editor at Dwell and Blueprint among other publications.

    Degrees Held:

    Master of Industrial Design, Pratt Institute

    Asociate Program, Domus Academy

    BA, Vassar College

    Professional Affiliations:

    NYCxDesign Executive Committee member

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