Studio Visit: Alder New York

The Brooklyn-based designers discuss influence, diversifying and the gaps in fashion design education

After just a few semesters into school at the Pratt Institute, designers Nina Zilka and David J. Krause took their passion out of the studio and into the marketplace. With one label already under their belt by graduation, Zilka and Krause started anew with Alder New York. With an unflinching commitment to quality and a diverse array of influences, the label has expanded from menswear …

Art Story

Pratt students have the run of Rachel Shechtman's magazine-style boutique

One of the things we’ve always loved about Story—Rachel Shechtman‘s ever-changing store in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood—is that every iteration is a story in and of itself. Her latest venture is Art Story, a concept shop created with the help of Art.com and a group of eight masters students of interior design at Pratt Institute. Project leaders LuzElena Wood and Kelly Rosen worked as part of …

125 Icons

Pratt Institute celebrates star alumni and faculty from 1887-2012

Over the past 125 years New York’s Pratt Institute has continually graduated and employed some of the world’s most influential free thinkers in art and design, including Robert Mapplethorpe, Ellsworth Kelly, George Lois, Paul Rand and Richard Meier to name just a few. While many have risen to fame, others remain behind the scenes designing products and making art we all subconsciously know and love. …