Renzo J. Perez-Acosta is a product designer and design researcher from Long Island with a special interest in products, services, and tools that help disabled people strengthen daily life skills. He has been involved in an eclectic range of projects, from packaging for Cannondale Bikes to designing furniture to illustrating book covers. He also contributed to Interior New York for years, writing a regular column on ecological objects and architecture. Renzo came to DSI to develop socially engaged design strategies, particularly in the business realm. He lives in Brooklyn.