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

Nadia Freeman – SVA MA Design Research

Nadia is an interior designer committed to the creative and collaborative design process across disciplines and within teams. Her unique approach to design takes inspiration from fashion and narrative storytelling, combining the experiences and passions where her career began in publishing as a men’s fashion editor, stylist, and producer. She believes in design there is always a story to uncover. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Sociology from Hunter College and a master’s degree in Interior Architecture from Pratt Institute. She lives in Hastings-On Hudson NY and is currently pursuing NCIDQ certification.