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

Neeti Sivakumar – SVA MA Design Research

Neeti Sivakumar is a designer and architect from Bangalore, India. She currently works as a graphic designer, web designer and UX researcher. Previously, she worked as an illustrator, and an art mediator for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, the biggest contemporary arts festival in India. She has participated in several design workshops across the world. The most recent was conducted by the Kosovo Architecture Biennale. 

She explores stories about Indian cities and their people, and tells them in different mediums, both analog and digital. Her dream is to build a virtual Indian city.