James Postell Architect, and Associate Professor, Product Design, School of Design, Politecnico di Milan. Professor Emeritus, College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati. Postell has taught architecture, interior design and product design at Texas Tech University, University of Cincinnati, DIS in Copenhagen, and the Politecnico di Milano. He focuses his teaching and research activity on links between design, technology, and methods of production, with focus on furniture and interior design. Previous owner of www.designstudio161.com. He has designed and written about interiors, furniture, craft, and materiality.