Join us for an insightful evening of instagram, excrement, wayfinding, coworking, decluttering, grief, and surveillance—topics SVA Design Research students have spent the past academic year reconsidering through the lens of design.
Following brief presentations by our newly minted MAs, we’ll close the program with a keynote remarks by author and educator Jennifer Rittner, who examines design histories through politics and issues of social justice.
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Welcome, program chair Molly Heintz
6:40 p.m. MA Presentations
8:00 p.m. Keynote, author Jennifer Rittner
8:15 p.m. Reception catered by Smorgas Chef!
“The Way Out: Rewriting Wayfinding Design in the Digital Age”
“Potty Training: Rethinking Urban Hygiene Design in the Smart City”
“Networking & Play: Designing Interaction in Coworking Spaces”
“Declutter or Die: How the Home Organization Industry Designs the Metaconsumer”
“Exhibiting Absence: Communicating Grief through Dress, Decor, and the Digital”
“Designing the Instapersona: Instagram and the Business of Identity”
“Hyperparasite: You Have More Followers than You Think”