Owen Edwards is the co-author of the design book Quintessence, and the author of its sequel Elegant Solutions. His latest book, Caught in the Act, a collaboration with Howard Schatz and Beverly Ornstein, was published in October of 2013.


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Owen Edwards is co-author of the design book Quintessence and author of the sequel, Elegant Solutions. He writes frequently on photography, and is the co-author, with Howard Schatz, of Caught in the Act, published in 2013.

Owen Edwards
When Design Dictates
10.08.14

Cafeteria Caper: Remembering the CBS lunchroom and design life at the “Black Rock”


Owen Edwards
Rizzoli Erased

Owen Edwards
A Michelangelo, at 100 mph Plus

Owen Edwards
The Quickest Fix

Owen Edwards
For Better or Worse, This Design Endures

Owen Edwards
The Best Management Memo … Ever!

Owen Edwards
The 99 Factor: A Man About Town + Country

Owen Edwards
My Month as a Mocker

Owen Edwards
Homage to Helen Gurley Brown

Owen Edwards
Designers Leap, Users Lag
01.30.12

Trying to meet the challenges designers and engineers set for us is pretty much hopeless, though we can have a lot of fun trying.


Owen Edwards
Hair Apparent
11.28.11

Who will be the Republican hair apparent?


Owen Edwards
A Demanding Man: Steve Jobs
10.27.11

Steve Jobs was more like a great architect than a corporate CEO. Yet, there are those who ask, "Isn't the ultimate measure of a human being the way they treat other people?" In the case of Steve Jobs, this requires some reflection.


Owen Edwards
Packing it In
07.14.11

On the new FDA-required health warnings, for cigarette packs


Owen Edwards
Busted by Colombo, or, the Impediments of Style
12.01.09

The restrained high style of the ad men in Mad Men has revived a painful memory of one of my life-changing moments.


Owen Edwards
Irving Penn, 1917-2009
10.07.09

Irving Penn, who died on October 7th at the age of 92, marks the end of the great age of glamour in magazines, a remarkable period when brilliant photographers who happened to make their livings in fashion and advertising were finally recognized for the artistry of their eyes.


Owen Edwards
Not the Same Old Same Old
10.05.09

It’s hard not to agree that cars, though better designed and engineered than ever, are often pressed into plebian duty.


Owen Edwards
Remembering Julius Shulman
07.29.09

Looking back on an afternoon of chocolate, pastrami, and Scotch with modern architecture's iconic photographer.



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