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.+
F37 Bella, type designer Rick Banks’s beautiful riff on Didot serif typefaces and a 2012 Tokyo Type Directors Club winner, is currently on sale for half off at HypeForType. Bella comes in three weights—Original, Heavy and Stencil—all of which have luxurious, buxom curves and theatrical hairline (or basically invisible) serifs. In practice, it’s virtually useless for typesetting paragraphs of text, but if you have occasion for ostentatiously large, dramatic letterforms, this is a fantastic arrow to have in your quiver.
All three weights can be had today for US$64.+