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.+
On this week’s episode of the excellent arts radio show “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn,” director Brad Bird talks about his beloved 1999 animated feature “The Iron Giant.” Little seen during its original theatrical release, “The Iron Giant” has come to be regarded as a modern classic and a truly transcendent example of what can be done with traditional animation. Bird also talks about his eight seasons on “The Simpsons” and how he tried to bring Kubrickian animation sensibilities to its densely packed scripts. A great interview.
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