The work of industrial designer and educator Josh Owen is at once simple, practical and creative. Owen is the president of Josh Owen LLC and is a Professor and the Chair of the Industrial Design Department at The Rochester Institute of Technology. His projects are produced by major manufacturers and have won many awards. Owen's work is included in the permanent design collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Corning Museum of Glass, the Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, the Denver Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Chicago Athenaeum, the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Taiwan Design Museum. Owen is the author of the book Lenses for Design.