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 premium cable channel Canal+ commissioned this gorgeous video montage from branding studio Holman + Hunt and agency DBLG. Its fast editing and high level of abstraction suggests computer-generated enhancements, but in fact the effects were primarily done in-camera.
Athletes were filmed running and jumping through a short corridor lined with tall mirrors on either side. The mirrors were rotated via remote control and featured colored lights on their edges; the result is a high contrast, visual staccato that recalls early James Bond title sequences.+