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.+
In 1990, designer Susan Kare, who created the original fonts, icons and graphics for the Macintosh, designed the artwork for Microsoft’s version of Solitaire that shipped with millions of copies of Windows 3.0. Now Areaware, purveyors of hipster tchotchkes, have produced, in collaboration with Kare, a real playing card deck modeled after her Solitaire designs. The printed fronts and backs of the cards feature pixelated card designs and the corners even feature “chunky” die-cutting.
Available for pre-order now at areaware.com.+