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

Elyssa Dimant, “‘In Rogue’: Crafting Fashion Criticism” – SVA MA Design Research

Elyssa Dimant, “‘In Rogue’: Crafting Fashion Criticism”

Elyssa Dimant is a fashion historian and writer, contributing to publications such as Vogue, Zink and CITY Magazine, for which she is a regular fashion columnist. She co-curated the exhibition “WILD: Fashion Untamed” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-authored the accompanying catalogue of the same name (Yale University Press, 2004).