Who’s on the D-List

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D-Crit(a.k.a. MFA Design Criticism at the School of the Visual Arts, NewYork) 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.

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

September 14Rick Poynordesign critic and curator ofUncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design September 28Daniel D’Oca, Georgeen Theodore and Tobias Armborstco-founders of InterboroAdvocacy and Pluralism in Architecture

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

October 12Felicity D. ScottAssistant Professor of Architecture at the Graduate Schoolof Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia UniversityNon-Communication: Bernard Rudofsky and the Empire of SignsOctober 26Christopher Hawthornearchitecture critic for the Los Angeles TimesWriting about Architecture in Newspapers November 2Bill Moggridgedirector, Cooper Hewitt, National Design MuseumThe role of collecting, curating and education in the context of a national design museum

November 9 Mark Lamsterauthor and criticHow to Write a Book

November 16 Pilar Viladasdesign editor, T: the New York Times Style MagazineThe Subtle Art of Design Editing

November 30 Lawrence Weschlerauthor and director, the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYUTowards a Typology of Convergences December 7 Peter Halldesign critic and senior lecturer in design at the University of Texas at AustinOn Mapping

December 14Victoria Milnedirector of Creative Services at New York City’s Department of Design and ConstructionPublic Design

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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →