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

Claire Shue – SVA MA Design Research

What They’re Doing Now

Claire Shue (she/her) is a national award winning, multidisciplinary designer whose work explores compelling design questions of the modern age through narrative and storytelling. Her work has been featured in Madam Architect’s NextGen Series and Suckerpunch and serves as a Mentor in Architecture is Free, an international non-profit that believes in making architecture and design education accessible to all. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Claire currently works as an architectural designer in Raleigh, NC. She can usually be found with her nose in a book and having consumed too much coffee.