• Yvette Chaparro

    Assistant Professor of Product and Industrial Design


    Yvette Chaparro is an educator and industrial designer. Yvette Chaparro Studio’s clients include Restoration Hardware, Barbara Eigen, Ammara Designs, Villeroy&Boch, Harry Allen Design, Kate Spade, WickDesigns, TriCoastal Design, and West Elm. While working for the design firms Global Brands Group and Springs Global, she was brand-leader for products created for Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Happy Chic, Juicy Couture, Nate Berkus (Target), Genevieve Gorder, and Diana Vreeland. Yvette has been teaching product and industrial designs at Parsons since 2015 as part-time faculty, and has also taught at Academy of Art University. She was educated at Pratt Institute (master of industrial design) and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (professional degree, industrial design), and participated in the Scandinavian Furniture Design Programme through the University of Copenhagen’s international study programme. 

    Current Courses:

    Admin Co-Dir (Spring 2020)

    Design Studio 1

    Design Studio 4

    Design Studio 4 (Spring 2020)

    Disaster Preparation