Sonja Rubin and Kip Chapelle

It Takes Two

They got the call last summer, when the world was shut down. Sonja Rubin and Kip Chapelle, the married co-creators of the acclaimed women’s fashion line Rubin & Chapelle, had been volunteering at a food bank while their retail stores, in New York and Malibu, remained closed. When Cathleen Sheehan, acting chair of FIT’s Fashion Design MFA program, invited them to teach, they immediately said yes. Read more


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the facade of Barbara Salzman's apartment building decorated for Halloween and the NY Post logo
Photos by Barbara Salzman.

The New York Post featured the work and home project of Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design faculty member Barbara Salzman in a roundup of the best Halloween decorations in the city for her apartment building in Chelsea. “Since we’re a designated trick-or-treating zone, the kids all love it and also people come by, pose and take photos with it all day,” Salzman says.

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