Author Archives: Khoi Vinh

Toward an Archive of Digital Design

  Today, we have no best practices for archiving digital design for the future, largely because we have yet to really grapple with the questions. Meanwhile, major milestones in digital design are being lost every year.      Designers are terrible at saving what we do. Most of us know that we should take...

How Apps Are Changing the Way Designers Create on the Web

[This article appears in the August 2010 issue of Print. Illustrations by Jennifer Daniel.]    A quick survey of the software installed on your desktop or laptop computer is unlikely to turn up many, if any, consumer brands. Technology brands, yes. But few if any of us are running a Kraft Foods office suite,...

Jobs Saves?

  If the iPad manages to save publishing, that doesn’t mean it’s going to save publishing design. — [This article appears in the June 2010 issue of Print. Artwork by Ashkahn Shahparnia] Even before the very first of Apple’s iPads landed in the hands of eager early adopters last week, the device had obtained...

Mark Porter

  Khoi Vinh: What made you decide that you should focus most of your energy on The Guardian’s Web presence? Mark Porter: In the beginning I was simply looking for something new and exciting to do after launching our print redesign. That was a unique project—an ambitious brief, a decent schedule, an inspiring and...