For more than 20 years, Marcie has been a highly regarded professor at Parsons in the Department of Fashion, where she has taught classes such as Visual Merchandising, Fashion, Fashion Marketing Management, Color Theory, Branding, Social Commerce, and Entrepreneurship. She was also a professor of color theory at Pratt’s Graduate Department of Communications Design and the Industrial Design Department for many years.
Marcie Cooperman has “written the book” on color theory. Her textbook Color: How to Use It for Pearson: Higher Education is an essential color resource for all design professionals. It has been successfully classroom-tested through years of Marcie’s Color Theory classes at Pratt Institute and Parsons School of Design.
Marcie has over 30 years of experience in designing with color as a main focus in several industries – fashion design, interior design, textile design and fine art. She is owner/designer of Marcie Cooperman Knits – handknit garments, as well as of Fresh Interiors – residential interior design services. She is a fine artist painter, with expertise in oil painting as well as watercolor.
In the design and corporate worlds, Marcie presents corporate training workshops and speaking engagements on fashion marketing and color theory/how to use color, for beginning learners and advanced professionals.
She holds a BS in Fashion Design from Drexel University, as well as an MBA in Marketing from Stern School of Business at New York University.
To learn more about Marcie, check out her blog about color in interior design and fashion design: http://fashionclassroom.com/blog and her LinkedIn page https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcie-cooperman-03613511/