Winner of Safilo x Parsons Design Thesis Competition Announced

Safilo Group and The New School’s Parsons School of Design announced the winner of the second installment of the Safilo x Parsons Design Thesis Competition on Monday, May 21st at the 70th Parsons Benefit gala which took place at Pier 60 in New York City. The benefit honours members of the greater design and performance community who exemplify the school’s mission while raising scholarship funds to support students throughout The New School.

Déshon Varnado, whose thesis was entitled Visions of Intersectionality, was announced as the winner and congratulated on stage by Parsons’ Dean of Fashion, Burak Cakmak, and by Alessandro Marcer, VP, creative director and head of Safilo Group’s global design studio in New York, who coached the students for the second year in a row.

 

The students’ completed projects are available to view online at www.galleriasafilo.com.

Click HERE to read the full press release.

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