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

Sarah Cox – SVA MA Design Research

Sarah F. Cox is a freelance writer who has spent the last six years in New York covering everything from dog shows to the design plans at the World Trade Center. In between she has also worked in PR for Perkins Eastman Architects, Katz Architecture, and Local Projects, among others. After spending six weeks of her last academic year in Detroit for thesis research, Cox decided to relocate to the city. She continues writing there, focusing on Detroit’s art scene, community development, and urban planning issues.

Selected Research & Writing