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.+
The antiquated illustrations in this Flickr set are charming, but what I find really terrific is that many of them capture the artifacts of the mechanical paste-up process that used to define the craft.
Yellowed masking tape, the texture of illustration board, colored pencil markings, rubber stamps… you don’t see that stuff much, even though vintage art can be found in abundance on sites like Pinterest. View the full Flickr set.+