Designer Josh Rhode’s work combines perfect function with beautiful form, whether it’s Nike, Honda, MTV or others. His branding, apps and sites epitomize how information can be useful and incredibly cool. Josh took a few minutes to talk with SND as part of our Year-Long Conversation about Design. He talked about what makes his projects work, the values he has when putting together a project across platforms and why the news should be cool.
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