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

Pune Dracker – SVA MA Design Research

Pune Dracker is a writer, editor, and digital communications strategist specializing in animal welfare. She recently earned her MFA in Nonfiction/Poetry from The New School, where she conducted psychogeographic mapping experiments and wrote and performed Fluxus-inspired scores. Her work has appeared in Hyperallergic, SLICE, Barrow Street’s 4X2 Project, and is forthcoming in Seneca Review. She is also a long-distance runner, jazz-funk dancer, and messy vegan baker.