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Josh Owen
Associate Professor

2012 Submissions

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Owen, Josh. Glass Lab. 29 Jun. 2012. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning. Performance.

Owen, Josh. Glass Lab. 2012. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Pencils of Promise Organization. 10 Dec. 2012. Pencils of Promise Organization, New York. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Faculty Exhibition. Dec. 2012. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Four Corners: Design from Philly surrounds. Oct. 2012. Minima gallery, Philadelphia. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Kontextür. May 2012. Wanted Design, New York. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Metaproject 02: Corning Museum of Glass. May 2012. Wanted Design, New York. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Activating the Archive Project for Imagine RIT. May 2012. Vignelli Center for Design Studies, Rochester. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Areaware Exhibition. May 2012. International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Kikkerland Exhibition. May 2012. International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought. Feb. 2012. Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Exhibit.

Owen, Josh. Design Autopsy. 2012. Bevier Gallery, Rochester. Installation.

Owen, Josh. Metaproject 02: Corning Museum of Glass. May 2012. Wanted Design, New York. Installation.

Published Review

Derringer, Jaime. "A Visit to the Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT." Rev. of The Vignelli Center for Design Studies, by Jaime Derringer. Design Milk 14 Dec. 2012: Web. ˆ

Derringer, Jaime. "The Tools that Make It Happen; Rochester Institute of Technology." Rev. of RIT, by Jaime Derringer. Design Milk 28 Nov. 2012: Web. ˆ

Lanks, Belinda. "A Toilet-Paper Holder That Makes Replacing Rolls Fun." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Belinda Lanks. Fastco Design 27 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Lei, Leo. "Hanging Line by Josh Owen." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Leo Lei. Design You Trust 27 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Lei, Leo. "Hanging Line by Josh Owen." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Leo Lei. Leibal 26 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Hang it All." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Staff. 2nd and Strand 19 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Aguilar, Mario. "Keep Your Life on a String While Sitting on the Can." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Mario Aguilar. Gizmodo 18 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Derringer, Jalme. "The Hanging Line by Josh Owen for Kontextür." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Jalme Derringer. Design Milk 18 Sep. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Wanted Design Fair." Rev. of Josh Owen, RIT, by Staff. IDEAT 1 Sep. 2012: Print. ˆ

Suqi, Rima. "Hanging Line." Rev. of Hanging Line, by Rima Suqi. The New York Times 5 Sep. 2012: Print. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Kontexture's WC Line." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Remodelista 12 Jul. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Industrial Designer Turned Glass Convert: Josh Owen at Glass Lab?" Rev. of Glass Lab prototype, by Staff. Corning Museum of Glass 12 Jun. 2012: Web. ˆ

Tucker, Christopher. "Ritual Object." Rev. of Menorah, by Christopher Tucker. ICON 1 Jun. 2012: Print. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Spring Market Issue-Kichenbath." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Interior Design 31 May 2012: Print. ˆ

Clemence, Paul. "The Educated Eye." Rev. of WC Line, by Paul Clemence. Metropolis 30 May 2012: Print. ˆ

Hiemstra, Graham. "Metaproject02." Rev. of Metaproject02, by Graham Hiemstra. CoolHunting 23 May 2012: Web. ˆ

Stryker, Alysa. "RIT Students Push Design Innovation To 'New Level'." Rev. of Metaproject02, by Alysa Stryker. Henrietta Post 17 May 2012: Web. ˆ

Fuller, Kevin. "RIT Students Exhibit Unique Collaborative Project at Design Week." Rev. of Metaproject02, by Kevin Fuller. RIT University News 15 May 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "New Uses for Recycled glass." Rev. of Metaproject02, by WROC-TV. Rochester Homepage 30 Apr. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Metaproject02:RIT+Corning Museum of Glass." Rev. of Metaproject02, by Staff. Wanted Design 13 Mar. 2012: Print. ˆ

Fuller, Kevin. "Design and Glass Students at RIT to Exhibit during Design Week in New York City." Rev. of Metaproject02, by Kevin Fuller. RIT University News 13 Mar. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "WC Line." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Dwell 1 Mar. 2012: Print. ˆ

Suqi, Rima. "For The Bath, Round is Better." Rev. of WC Line, by Rima Suqi. NY Times 15 Feb. 2012: Print. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "WC Line by Josh Owen." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Designy Things 12 Feb. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "Best of nyigh 2012: Josh Owen for Kontextür." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Design Applause 12 Feb. 2012: Web. ˆ

Owen, Josh. "WC Line by Josh Owen for Kontextür." Rev. of WC Line, by Staff. Designboom 29 Jan. 2012: Web. ˆ

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Owen, Josh. "Finding Simple." Architecture and Design Lecture Series. Lawrence Technological University. Detroit, MI. 25 Oct. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Owen, Josh. "SOS Stool Case Study." Guest Lecture Series. University of The Arts. Philadelphia, PA. 26 Mar. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Owen, Josh. "Josh Owen Professional Practice." Guest Lecture Series. University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. 13 Feb. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Owen, Josh. "RIT Industrial Design." Guest Lecture Series. Beijing University of Forestry. Beijing, CHINA. 15 Sep. 2012. Guest Lecture.

Full Length Book

Owen, Josh. Metaproject 02: Corning Museum of Glass. 2 ed. Rochester, NY: Josh Owen, 2012. Print. †

Published Game, Application or Software

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Large Hanging Mirror. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Small Magnifying Mirror. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Magazine / Towel Holder. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Toilet Paper Holder. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Hooks. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Plunger Set. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Toilet Brush Set. 2012.

Owen, Josh. Game. Kontextür. Waste Bin. 2012.

Book Chapter

Owen, Josh. "Do Not Destroy: Tree Art and Jewish Thought."." "Do Not Destroy: Tree Art and Jewish Thought.". San Francisco, CA: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 2012. 46. Print.

Judged National/International Competition Award Winner

Owen, Josh. Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award. Recipient. Chicago, IL, 2012.

Owen, Josh. Chicago Athenaeum's Permanent Design. WC Line added to Collection. Chicago, IL, 2012.

Owen, Josh. Corning Museum of Glass. Toilet Paper Jar added to CMoG Permanent Design Collection. Corning, NY, 2012.

Owen, Josh. Corning Museum of Glass. Bowl With a Slot added to CMoG Permanent Design Collection. Corning, NY, 2012.

Owen, Josh. Corning Museum of Glass. Tooth Brush Holder Cup added to CMoG Permanent Design Collection. Corning, NY, 2012.

2010 Submissions

Published Article

Owen, Josh. Rev. of Menorah for Areaware, by Cator Sparks. “The Lights Fantastic.” The New York Times Style Magazine Online, 18 Nov. (2010). Web.

Owen, Josh. Rev. of Menorah for Areaware, by Lisa Skolnik. “Menorahs that Embrace the Substance of the Holiday.” The Chicago Tribune, 18 Nov. (2010). Web.

Owen, Josh. Rev. of 8125 Calculator for Monroe by Caroline Tiger. “The Taxman Cometh (Josh Owen Calculator for Monroe).” Arrive Magazine, 3 Aug. (2010): 18. Print.

Owen, Josh. Rev of Knock-off Lamp for Kikkerland by Arlene Hirst. “Now Showing: Americans in Paris.” New York Times Style Magazine, 29 Jan. (2010). Web.

Owen, Josh. Rev. of Cube Jigger for Kikkerland by Felicia D’Ambrosio. “Build-a-bar.” Philadelphia City Paper, 19 Jan. (2010). Web.

Owen, Josh. Rev. of Stoop Bench for Designphiladelphia by Paul Goss “Behavior-based Architecture and Design.” Architecture and Anthropology Curiosity Collaborative, 1 Jan. (2010). Web.

Owen, Josh. Interview. Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business. 2010. 158-160. Print.

Published Book

Owen, Josh. SOS Stool for Casamania in Wallpaper City Guide to Philadelphia. London: Phaidon, 2010. 84-85. Print.

Owen, Josh. 500 Judaica: Innovative Contemporary Ritual Art. New York: Lark Crafts, 2010. 320-321. Print.

Owen, Josh. Build 03. Philadelphia: Philadelphia University (self-published case study), 2010. Print.

Owen, Josh. Product 03. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania (self-published case study), 2010. Print.

Owen, Josh. “Four products,” 1000 Product Designs: Form, Function, and Technology from Around the World. MA: Rockport Publishers, 2010. 0058; 0333; 0380; 0720. Print.

Owen, Josh. Menorah, 2010. Designed for AREAWARE, USA. Product Design. 28 Jan. 2011. Web.

Installation/Exhibit/Performance

Owen, Josh. Big Ideas/Small Packages. Book. Kadinsky Library at Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. 2010. Museum/Gallery Collection.

Owen, Josh. SOS Stool designed for Casamania, Italy. Furniture. Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montréal, Canada. Museum/Gallery Collection.

Owen, Josh. Faculty Exhibition, Bevier Gallery, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. 15 Oct. - 13 Nov. 2010. Exhibition.

Owen, Josh. Good Design Show: The World’s Leading Design, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, Chicago, IL. June 2010. Exhibition.

Owen, Josh. “American Design in Paris.” Triode Design Showroom, Paris, France. 2010. Exhibition.

Formal Presentation

Owen, Josh. “Integrated Product Design Studio, critical design review.” University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Architecture Program. Philadelphia, PA. 4 Mar. 2010. Invited Critic.

Owen, Josh. “Integrated Product Design Studio, critical design review.” University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate Architecture Program. Philadelphia, PA. 17 Dec. 2010. Invited Critic.