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

Katie Isler – SVA MA Design Research

Katie Isler is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont where she received her B.A. in Art History and Classical Literature. She spent her college career working within the Art History department and at a non-profit contemporary art gallery in Burlington, Vermont. 

Katie will soon be moving to New York City where she plans on attending graduate school and contributing to the worlds of art and design in ways unimaginable to her now.