MFA Products of Design Thesis Presentations
May 22, 2020, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MFA Products of Design presents a virtual showcase of the class of 2020's thesis projects. The 17 graduating masters students will each present their year-long thesis work, comprised of research, artifacts, services, experiences and platforms.
The livestream will be directly linked at productsofdesign.sva.edu. Guests from all facets of design and innovation are welcome, including designers, entrepreneurs, teachers, advocates, talent-scouts, journalists and cultural critics.
Rich Bitch: Feminine Strategies for Financial Power
Designing for the Chthulucene: An Exploration of Interspecies Futures
Home in Progress: Identity and Belonging Through Food and the Senses
Fighting Fatigue: Decision Making in the Era of Big Data
Happy Plants & A Smiling Belly: A Look at the Probable Future of the Human Food System
PACE: New Modalities For Slow Living in Accelerating Times
Plant Blindness: Reconnecting to Nature Through Art and Experience
Unfilter: Dating in the Digital Age
FireLink: Fighting Fires with Data
Birth Reborn: Using Design to Address Barriers to Equitable Maternal Care for Black Women
Automata: Subversion Tactics in the Data Economy
Breaking the Barrier: Creating Opportunities and Connections For Introverts
By Choice: Design Provocations and Platforms Around Abortion Services
Shin Young Park
Tackling Financial Myopia: Designs for the Younger Generation’s Better Financial Vision
Wild West: Integration of Chinese Students in the U.S.
Transcending Blue: Interconnection and Empathy in the Age of Screens
My Grandma’s Teeth: A Speculative Journey into Feminine Voice, Power and Reclamation
About MFA Products of Design
The MFA in Products of Design is an immersive, two-year graduate program that creates exceptional practitioners for leadership in the shifting terrain of design. We educate heads, hearts and hands to reinvent systems and catalyze positive change. Graduates emerge with confidence, methods, experience and strong professional networks. They gain the skills necessary to excel in senior positions at top design firms and progressive organizations, create ingenious enterprises of their own and become lifelong advocates for the power of design.