MODU lecture

Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem talk about their work in this April 2019 video.

May 7, 2019

Recorded on March 28, 2019.

In 2019, MODU was one of 8 winners of the Emerging Voices competition, which recognizes North American designers with distinct voices and significant bodies of realized work. Founders Phu Hoang and Rachely Rotem presented their work as part of the associated lecture series.

In this video, they discuss projects including:




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