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

Public Housing Playlist – SVA MA Design Research

Erin Routson

Public Housing Playlist

Jay Z at the Marcy Housing Project, Brooklyn, early 2000s.

“I’ve from where beef is inevitable, summertime’s unforgettable boosters in abundance, buy a half-price sweater new.”

—Jay Z, Where I’m From