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

Joseph F. Nally – SVA MA Design Research

Joseph F. Nally (He/Him) is a journalist, blogger and musician who grew up around the Philadelphia area. He graduated with a degree in English and Communications from Rosemont College. Joseph works in podcasting and has co-hosted and organized radio shows since 2016. He has recorded over 100 programs and has talked to such celebrities as John R. Dilworth, Rodney Alan Greenblat, Tim Biskup, and Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu. Joseph has a niche focus on avant-garde literature, electronic music, politics, and game design. He  also publishes his music on cassette tape and has opened for Death’s Dynamic Shroud and 식료품groceries. He casually writes philosophical essays and plays board games during his free time.