Who's on the D-List

Illustration by Jeanne Verdoux of Abbott Miller lecture '09

D-Crit (a.k.a. MFA Design Criticism at the School of the Visual Arts, New York) announces its Fall ’10 D-List speakers. Check out the website here. And if you are interested in studying in an intensive environment go here and contact Alice Twemlow.

Lectures take place in the D-Crit department on Tuesday nights, starting at 6pm and are each followed by a lively Q&A and a drinks reception. Videos of previous lectures are available on the D-site

September 14
Rick Poynor
design critic and curator of
Uncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design

September 28

Daniel D’Oca, Georgeen Theodore and Tobias Armborst
co-founders of Interboro
Advocacy and Pluralism in Architecture

October 5
Steven Heller
co-founder, MFA Design Criticism Department, and co-chair, MFA Design Department
Born Modern: The Life and Art of Alvin Lustig

October 12
Felicity D. Scott
Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School
of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University
Non-Communication: Bernard Rudofsky and the Empire of Signs

October 26

Christopher Hawthorne
architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times
Writing about Architecture in Newspapers

November 2

Bill Moggridge
director, Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum
The role of collecting, curating and education in the context of a national design museum

November 9
Mark Lamster
author and critic
How to Write a Book

November 16
Pilar Viladas
design editor, T: the New York Times Style Magazine
The Subtle Art of Design Editing

November 30
Lawrence Weschler
author and director, the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU
Towards a Typology of Convergences

December 7

Peter Hall
design critic and senior lecturer in design at the University of Texas at Austin
On Mapping

December 14
Victoria Milne
director of Creative Services at New York City’s Department of Design and Construction
Public Design

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