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

Anna Hegarty – SVA MA Design Research

Anna Hegarty is an American artist and designer. She’s interested in human emotional responses to banal everyday experiences, and creating simple solutions to complex problems. Drawing from observation is at the center of her creative practice.

She’s currently a designer at JP Morgan Chase where she works on strategic innovations for consumer banking. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Washington University in St. Louis.

Selected Research & Writing