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

Leital Molad – SVA MA Design Research
Leital Molad heads up content development at Pushkin Industries, the audio company founded by Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Weisberg in 2018.  Previously, she was the executive producer of podcasts at First Look Media (Missing Richard SimmonsJohn Cameron Mitchell’s Anthem, Intercepted and Murderville, GA). Molad spent more than a decade producing radio and podcasts at WNYC, including the Peabody Award-winning arts and culture show Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. She has an MA in journalism from NYU.