DEED (Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, and Design) is a research laboratory at Parsons School for Design, The New School, New York City. We are committed to modeling more sustainable and equitable ways for artisans and designers to collaborate.
DEED Lab is a research laboratory founded in 2007 at Parsons School for Design, The New School, New York City. We focus on the future of indigenous artisans and their children. Through fieldwork programs, strategic partnerships, and academic research, our focus is on models that equally support poverty alleviation, artisan empowerment, and cultural preservation.