From Medical Marijuana to Sex: Five Innovative New Design Projects

From Medical Marijuana to Sex: Five Innovative New Design Projects

April 19, 2016

MFA Design class of 2016 students recently joined forces for Venture 16, a presentation of their thesis projects that took place at the SVA Theatre. A total of 19 innovative, market-ready projects were presented in all, ranging from a nifty new device for medical marijuana patients, to a platform that aims to redefine sex education. Here’s a closer look at five of the projects from these up-and-coming designers.

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SVA’s Steven Heller to Be Awarded at 2016 Carle Honors

SVA’s Steven Heller to Be Awarded at 2016 Carle Honors

April 18, 2016

MFA Design Co-chair Steven Heller has been named a 2016 Carle Honors recipient, which celebrates “talented people who have played an instrumental role in making children’s books a vibrant and influential art and literary form in America.” Continue Reading…

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Marco Polo’: SVA Features Director Daniel Minahan

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Marco Polo’: SVA Features Director Daniel Minahan

April 14, 2016

Next up in the SVA Features series is television and film writer, producer and director Daniel Minahan (BFA 1987 Film and Video), who has directed several episodes of the HBO series Game of Thrones, True Blood, and Six Feet Under, to name a few; directed and produced episodes of the Netflix show Marco Polo; and also wrote and directed the critically acclaimed indie film, Series 7: The Contenders. Continue Reading…