Faculty At Large

Program Chair

Program Co-Founder

Advisory Board

  • Janine Benyus
    Biomimicry Institute
  • Liz Danzico
    Chair, SVA MFA IxD
  • Dale Dougherty
    Make Magazine
  • Robert Fabricant
    frog design
  • Kevin McCullagh
    Plan UK
  • Nathan Shedroff
  • Cordy Swope
  • Lita Talarico
    SVA MFA Design
  • Tad Toulis



  • Deborah Adler
    Deborah Adler Design
  • Yves Behar
  • Janine Benyus
    Biomimicry Institute
  • Tim Brown
  • Valerie Casey
    The Designers Accord
  • Stephen Burks
    Readymade Projects
  • Brian Cohen
  • Matali Crasset
    Matali Crasset Production
  • Dale Doherty
    MAKE / Maker Faire
  • Anthony Dunne
    Dunne + Raby
  • Robert Fabricant
    frog design
  • Chuck Hoberman
    Transformable Design Studio
  • Ezio Manzini
    DESIS Lab
  • Aimee Mullins
    Athlete, Model, Advocate
  • Fiona Raby
    Dunne + Raby
  • Stefan Sagmeister
    Sagmeister Inc.
  • Cameron Tonkinwise
    Design Studies - Carnegie Mellon
  • Steve Portigal
    Portigal Consulting
  • Matthew Waldman
  • Scott Wilson
  • Tom Gerhardt
    Studio Neat
  • Jonas Damon
    frog design
  • Douglas Rushkoff
  • Ralph Caplan
  • Elizabeth Scharpf
    SHE: Sustainable Health Enterprises
  • Charles Adler
  • Tina Roth Eisenberg
    Swiss Miss
  • (more to come)

Studio Visits

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Commonwealth
  • Etsy
  • Fab.com
  • Google Creative Labs
  • Greenpoint Studios
  • MakerBot
  • The New York Times
  • RedHook Design District
  • Rockwell Group
  • Uhuru
  • (more to come)


  • Mariana Amatullo
  • Manuel Toscano

News & Events

Come with your own passions, experiences, and ideas. Leave with a powerful new set of tools to build your teaching practice.

Teaching through Technology is a one-week intensive professional development ... READ

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2014 on a rolling basis. Apply now to be part of the class of 2016, reimagining industrial design and studying with such design luminaries as ... READ


Announcing The Inaugural Thesis Presentation: May 8, 2014
Announcing The Inaugural Thesis Presentation: May 8, 2014
March 19, 2014

We invite you to attend F1RST: The Masters Thesis showcase presentations of the inaugural graduating class of the MFA in Products of Design program.

The day will kick off with opening remarks from Allan Chochinov, chair of the program, followed by ... READ

Snapshots from our 2014 DESIGN:MATCH Job Fair!
Snapshots from our 2014 DESIGN:MATCH Job Fair!
March 16, 2014

We'll add a bunch more, but here are some snapshots from Friday's first-ever job fair at the MFA Products of Design department. Thanks to the following companies and organizations for attending!: Luminary Labs, Google Creative Lab, IBM Design, GOOD, Unicef ... READ

Leading Firms to Attend PoD Recruitment Event
March 4, 2014

On March 14th, the MFA Products of Design program will hold its 2014 recruitment event, welcoming some of the most progressive and influential organizations, companies, and brands in the world. The event will feature one-on-one meetings between potential employers ... READ

PROTEST: Product, Brand and Experience
PROTEST: Product, Brand and Experience
March 3, 2014

We live in broadcast culture. The Internet offers us access to the sentiments of people from around the world, and invites us to contribute our own voices. We are simultaneously the audience and the photographers, the journalists and ... READ


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