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.+
Google tasked San Francisco design studio Manual with interpreting its Material Design design language in print form. The results are beautiful, at least insofar as it’s novel to see digital design translated into tactile form. Which is to say, these are nicely done, but I’m not sure they would attract much notice apart from the Material Design connection, just as I’m not sure Material Design would attract much notice apart from the Google connection. For the record, I find Material Design to be a nice bit of work and it’s certainly attractive, but the rhetoric around it strikes me as a lot of hot air.
More images at manualcreative.com.+