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.+
French designer Benoit Challand believes that the monotony of office cubicles can be remedied with typography. His project “Fold Yard” imagines workspaces as large-scale typographic forms. At standing or sitting height the shapes are not recognizable, but their variety theoretically breaks up the office landscape enough to please the eye. When seen from above, they reveal themselves as moderately abstracted capital letters.
These renderings are apparently computer-rendered, though they’re quite convincing. Via It’s Nice That.+