MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

Taking Humor Seriously: Advice from Author and Essayist  Sloane Crosley

Taking Humor Seriously: Advice from Author and Essayist Sloane Crosley

March 1, 2016

One of Sloane Crosley’s biggest concerns is having her dishes done, so that in case she is murdered, her apartment won’t look too pathetic to the investigators. “Dishes piled in the sink are always a sign,” the writer said during her conversation at SVA’s MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism with faculty member Adam Harrison […]

Election 2016: The Design Decisions of Trump, Hillary, Bernie and More

Election 2016: The Design Decisions of Trump, Hillary, Bernie and More

February 8, 2016

As the primary season kicks off in New Hampshire, SVA Close Up took a look at what a few faculty members at the College have been saying about the visual identities of the 2016 campaigns, which may subtly shift the race over time.

Q&A with Molly Heintz, New Co-Chair of MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

Q&A with Molly Heintz, New Co-Chair of MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

December 11, 2015

Molly Heintz, an alumnus of MFA Design Criticism (2011), was appointed co-chair of MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism this semester. She is the co-founder of Superscript, a consultancy firm that works with strategy, writing, editing and programming and did her PhD research focusing on narratives attached to design objects from Harvard University. Heintz tells […]


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