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.+
Wow, the reception for Project Comet, Adobe’s newly announced, purpose-built UX/UI design and prototyping tool, has been tremendous. Here’s another tease: a great hands-on demo of the app from Comet’s very talented lead designer Talin Wadsworth, as interviewed at this week’s Adobe MAX conference by Terry White, our design and photography evangelist.
This is a more extensive demonstration of what Comet can do than we saw in Monday’s keynote; it runs about thirty minutes long, and Wadsworth answers lots of user questions that folks have had about the product since its announcement. But if you want to see what this fantastic new app does in detail—and also get a glimpse at how Repeat Grid can materially change the design process—it’s worth it.+