Josh Owen joined the faculty of industrial design in the Fall of 2010. He comes to RIT having previously taught for a decade at Philadelphia University where he held the position of Associate Professor and the title Craig R. Benson Chair for Innovation.
For those who were fortunate to see the Shop One: Then and Now show in the Bevier Gallery at RIT during October and November 2014 viewed amazing works of art and craft. Many pieces came from private collections and have not been seen by the public since being displayed on the shelves and walls of Shop One between the years of 1953 and 1976.
RIT Industrial Design alum Andy Clark designed the Cold Bruer and launched Bruer LLC. He creates products that celebrate the ritual of coffee through design and knowledge.