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 Principal Designer at Adobe, Design Chair 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. Refer to the advertising and sponsorship page for inquiries.+
Somehow, I’m included among ‘the fifty most influential designers in America.’ It’s flattering as hell, but the fact that so many of the designers I respect and even idolize are missing from this roundup reminds me that these things are hardly definitive. Still, I’m honored.
Thankfully, the ‘list’ avoids the trap of trying to apply an artificial ranking to a very subjective and unquantifiable data set, and opts for a graphic that offers more context. See it at full size here.+