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In 2008, PCA launched Collection, a research center dedicated to the dissemination and promotion of research in the fields of art and design. Under the direction of Dr. Brigitte Borja de Mozota, Collection operates a Design Observatory to evaluate the state of design research to develop innovation in pedagogy and proprietary research methods.

Research Partners

PCA has relationships with many of the greatest cultural institutions in Paris through which our students have exclusive access to extraordinary resources, internships, and research opportunities.

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Projects / Conferences

Paris College of Art students gain real world experience and develop professional contacts through partnership projects with local industry and many arts organizations.

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Collection Journal

The research center’s journal, Collection, encourages the exchange of expertise between researchers and professionals through both articles and visual contributions.

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PCA Press

PCA Press publishes the research journal Collection, that aims to link art & design education and research to professional practice, and some unique artist books and education manuals.

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PCA Press Publishes

'72 Assignments: The Foundation Course in Art and Design Today,' a practical source book for teachers, students, and anyone curious to try.

Collection Journal

Collection organizes, hosts, and participates in numerous events and conferences.

Designer's Days

Paris College of Art organizes a half day conference, with three workshops on the following themes: Design and entrepreneurship, Design and emotion, Design as a urban innovation dynamic.

Foundation Tate

PCA Collaborates with the Tate Research on "The Foundation Course in Art and Design: A History Uncovered, A Future Imagined".

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