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.+
This is a trivial matter to the world at large, but I’m pretty excited that this new design of my site finally lets me post videos inline. My last design was coded at the dawn of the age of embeddable videos, and in the time since, video has become such an important part of the Web in so many respects. I’ve long wanted to get around to rejiggering the markup and CSS to properly accommodate video players, but never found the time.
Now that’s changed, and in honor of it, I’m posting this wonderful supercut of 80s-era strangeness, called “Memorex.” I wrote about it back in December but sadly couldn’t embed the video at that time. Enjoy.+