is a blog about design, technology and culture written by Khoi Vinh, and has been more or less continuously published since December 2000 in New York City. Khoi is currently Vice President of User Experience at Wildcard and co-founder of Kidpost. Previously, Khoi was co-founder and CEO of Mixel (acquired by Etsy, Inc.), Design Director of The New York Times Online, and co-founder of the design studio Behavior, LLC. He is the author of “Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design,” and was named one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America.” Khoi lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn with his wife and three children. RSS sponsorship opportunities available through /Syndicate Ads.+
If you are the kind of person who is both a color enthusiast and a masochist, this 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle of the full CMYK gamut was made for you. Each piece of the puzzle is made up of a single color, and your task is to place it in relation to all the other pieces. Like any jigsaw puzzle, the box has a picture of the completed image, but in this case it seems only barely helpful. Still, cute idea.
Here’s a time lapse video of the puzzle being pieced together. There’s no indication of how long it took.+