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

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Steve Almond, “How to Make the Reader See It: The Book as a Visual Artifact” – SVA MA Design Research

Steve Almond, “How to Make the Reader See It: The Book as a Visual Artifact”

Steve Almond will discuss the natural affinity between visual and literary artists, and specifically delve into his collaboration with the visual designer Brian Stauffer, with whom he has made three DIY books.

Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction, three of which he published himself. His memoir Candyfreak was a New York Times Bestseller. His short stories have appeared in the Best American and Pushcart anthologies. His most recent collection, God Bless America, was short-listed for The Story Prize. His journalism has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, GQ, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and elsewhere.