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Eric Schwartau

Director of Programming, MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

Eric is a comedian and columnist. He currently pens the Catty Corner column in New York Review of Architecture. He is the co-founder of Talk Hole, a comedy media brand and former column in Interview and Gawker. At D-Crit, Eric fulfills numerous roles in the department as Director of Programming and Operations and as a faculty member—instructing the Applied Media Workshop, Thesis Development Workshop, and Design Writing and Research Summer Intensive. He is a former editor at Taschen, where he worked on art & photography titles as well as series' with The New York Times and National Geographic.