Lesson #5 in Interaction Design: Know the risks and rewards of joining a new company or team
After graduating, I was extremely lucky to have multiple job offers. Two of the offers were from well-known, established companies whose work I admired and which I aspired to be a part of.
Lesson #4 in Interaction Design: Sometimes design is the easy part
Design can be an unpredictable process. But on some projects, there’s a moment where I can immediately tell that I’ve landed on the right solution.
Lesson #3 in Interaction Design: Work with an argument
It’s great to have ideas, but that shouldn’t be where you stop. Your job doesn’t end when you click “save” or when you step away from the whiteboard.
Students and alumni make the 2014 Interaction Awards Shortlist
Congratulations to current students and alumni who made the 2014 Interaction Awards Shortlist!
Lesson #2 in Interaction Design: Ideas are the easy part
At least a dozen times since I’ve graduated, I’ve seen products launch that are shockingly similar to ideas my fellow classmates and I played around with in grad school.
Lesson #1 in Interaction Design: Be intentional
Designing for real people will always be unpredictable. people are fickle; we get confused; we hang on to bad habits; and we outgrow even the most amazing design solutions.
20 Lessons in Interaction Design
MFA Interaction Design alumni share their stories in a new book, "20 Lessons in Interaction Design."
Carla Diana announces LEO the Maker Prince, a story book + downloadable objects
Faculty Carla Diana, who teaches Smart Objects, has been at work on a new kind of book.
Apply early to MFA Interaction Design
This year, you have two options for applying to the MFA Interaction Design program. The department has introduced an early decision deadline for the fashionably early: Friday, December 20, 2013.
Watch the 2013 Fall Open House
SVA MFA in Interaction Design's annual Open House brings together students, faculty, and alumni alongside prospective candidates to share what it's like to practice within and beyond the program.