Content Tagged: design

Urban Zen Founder Donna Karan honored at Parsons 2012 Fashion Benefit

We are always excited to share the events filling our calendars and the happenings that keep us energized. Last night was a particularly notable evening for the Urban Zen family as our founder, Donna Karan, was honored at the Parsons The New School for Design Fashion Benefit. Donna was honored with entrepreneur, philanthropist and Urban… Read more »

CNN’s Alina Cho Interviews Donna Karan

Recently, we had the privilege of hosting CNN‘s Alino Cho at the Urban Zen Center for an interview with our founder, Donna Karan. Together, Alina and Donna had a captivating conversation that spanned Donna’s life, touching on the pivotal moments that have inspired Donna to become the woman she is today. Not only did they… Read more »

The Children for Children Haiti Project

Often, our Founder Donna Karan, will speak about her vision for education; about her belief that true learning must expand beyond just reading, writing and arithmatic to include the mind, body and spirit. Children need tactile, experiential learning; they need to learn from their relationships and from diverse cultures and people groups. It is with… Read more »

The December Issue: Vogue on Donna Karan, Bill Clinton & Haiti

We are thrilled to share some very exciting news with you: we’re in Vogue! On newsstands tomorrow, you’ll be able to pick up the latest issue of Vogue and read all about our Founder Donna Karan, our inspired collaboration with Former President Bill Clinton and our ever-evolving love affair with Haiti, all on the glossy… Read more »

Join Us for the Million Hearts for Haiti Campaign

Photography Edward Addeo A COLLABORATION OF ARTISTS We are proud and excited to join the Million Hearts for Haiti campaign, and are thrilled to tell you about the unique Urban Zen spin we’re putting on this. Not only do we want you to join the campaign, we want you to use it as an opportunity… Read more »


The Urban Zen team would like to take a moment and say a big, heart-felt thank you to the Fashion Design and Society MFA students from Parsons. We love their contribution to our Million Hearts for Haiti campaign and we couldn’t be more proud of their creative ingenuity. Thank you!

Million Hearts for Haiti Campaign: The Origin

PHOTOGRAPHY BY EDWARD ADDEO February 14th is only days away, so we understand that your world has already been flooded with fluffy heart messaging. Which is exactly why we wanted to take a minute and talk to you about a whole new way to express your love and bare your heart. The Urban Zen Foundation… Read more »

TEDWomen 2010: Reshaping the Future

It was not until the moment that we walked into the International Trade Center at 5am, that the team and I truly understood the massive scale of the project we were about to undertake. Transforming the conference center into the oasis of tranquility that is Urban Zen was both an ambitious and satisfying undertaking. We… Read more »