In addition to a robust daily schedule of seminars, lectures and field trips, each participant will have a workstation in SVA's lightfilled D-Crit studio in New York's Chelsea district, and 24-hour access to department resources, including its extensive library. The intensive offers students and working professionals a unique opportunity to study with a faculty composed of leading writers, editors and bloggers. Lectures and field trips to New York sites and studios allow participants to directly interact with prominent designers, architects and urban planners.
By the end of the program, participants will have completed several pieces of writing, formulated ideas for stories, and garnered a robust set of tools and approaches for writing authoritatively and imaginatively about design.
Faculty and lecturers will include: Steven Heller, Adam Levy, Julie Lasky, Andrea Codrington Lippke, Geoff Manaugh, Alice Twemlow, Mimi Zeiger. Prerequisite: Students must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree.
Note: Samples of published or unpublished writing (such as essays, blog posts or articles) about design, architecture or related subjects are required for review and acceptance to this program.