SVA MA Design Research

SVA MA Design Research, Writing & Criticism1 is a one-year graduate program2
devoted to the study of design, its contexts & consequences.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue research-related careers in publishing, education, museums, institutes, design practice, entrepreneurship, & more.3

  1. Formerly known as D-Crit
  2. About the program
  3. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. All successful candidates awarded a significant scholarship!
SVA MA Design Research

136 W 21st St, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011


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(212) 592-2228

Leital Molad – SVA MA Design Research

Leital Molad leads the production team as Senior Producer for PRI’s “Studio 360” with Kurt Andersen, public radio’s premier national program on arts and pop culture. In her time at “Studio 360,” Molad has worked as a producer, editor and reporter, and was the sound designer for the Peabody Award-winning episode American Icons: Moby-Dick. Molad came to New York from Austin, Texas in 1999 to study at NYU’s Graduate School of Journalism and to break into the world of public radio.