|Hone Design was formed back in 1997 in the small ski town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Mike Hone, the founder and owner received a Graphic Design degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia. Having the desire to ski, Mike Hone moved to Sun Valley to pursue his desire to ski. In the process of finding some great skiing, Mike Hone created his own company that would specialize in various forms of graphic design which include corporate identities, logo design, web page design, photography, illustration and packaging.
Mike Hone, an avid skier and cyclist and a loyal customer of some of the companies whose sites he developed (e.g. K2, Giant Bicycles), is dedicated to creating a highly effective and enjoyable customer-centered design.
After three years of working in Sun Valley, Hone Design moved to Seattle, Washington in the year of 2000. With a strong background in web and print design, the company has flourished with designing for a number of large scale sporting companies which include Giant Bicycles, Trek, K2, Zipp and Squadra.
Mike Hone also races competitively on the road for the local Broadmark Capital Cycling Team. In the year of 2001, Mike earned the title of being the number one rider in the State, by winning the overall State Championships as a Category 1 rider. With the love of cycling and a passion for design, Hone Design has grown into a buzzing business.