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

Molly Heintz – SVA MA Design Research

Molly Heintz is a founding partner and the managing director of design consultancy Superscript. She has led communications and publications at several architecture and design firms including Rockwell Group and Gensler, and has over a decade of experience in developing and launching books, magazines, and websites. She holds an MA in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University, and BAs in art history and archaeology from Duke University. Molly’s research and writing focuses on the intersection of design and media, and her work has appeared in Fast Company, The Art Newspaper, AIGA Voice, Giornale dell’Architettura, Interior Design, and the Journal of Decorative Arts. She is currently a contributing editor at The Architect’s Newspaper.

Selected Research & Writing