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.+
U.K. animation studio A Large Evil Corporation has produced a series of vinyl homages to their favorite entertainment characters and famous figures. Lots of people do this sort of thing, but I was struck by how uncannily accurate these were, even with all of the caricatured liberties that the studio took in their designs. I was also taken by their apparently extraordinarily high level of craftsmanship.
Their series for “The Cornetto Trilogy” is a kind of tour de force, and obviously a labor of love.+