Josh Smith is the creator and curator of Newswordy, co-founder of the design blog idsgn, a board officer for the New York chapter of AIGA and glad to be part of the Hyperakt team, where he can use design to create positive impact.
Born in Nova Scotia, Josh worked in Canada as a graphic designer and environmental designer before moving to New York City and expanding his area of focus to branding. Since then he has continued exploring multiple facets of the design field, including web design, packaging, product design, data visualization, and design writing. His work has been recognized by the AIGA: 365 awards, Brand New Awards, One Show, among others. He holds a BFA with honors and distinctions from the Alberta College of Art and Design.