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

Mark Dudlik – SVA MA Design Research

Mark Dudlik is a writer, researcher, designer, artist, and educator. He is the executive director of Lost Creature, a non-profit organization focused on culture and design. He is also co-founder of and advisor to the Chicago Design Museum which aims to strengthen design culture and build community through dynamic experiences. Before moving to New York, he was the founder of Phoenix Design Week and other community projects aimed at bridging culture and creativity. His work has been featured in Print magazine and other publications.

Selected Research & Writing