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





(212) 592-2228

Jason Farago – SVA MA Design Research
Jason Farago is an art critic for the New York Times. He is also the editor and co-founder of Evenan art magazine devoted to long-form criticism, whose four-year run is collected in the anthology Out of Practice: Ten Issues of Even, 2015–2018.
Before joining the TimesJason served as US art critic for the Guardian, and he has also been a regular contributor to the New Yorker, the BBC, Artforum, the New York Review of Books, and other publications. He has published monographic essays on the art of Sheila Hicks, Simon Hantaï, Kishio Suga, Jonathan Horowitz, Meleko Mokgosi, and Julia Dault. In 2017 he was awarded the inaugural Rabkin Prize for arts writing.