“My Desire to Put the World in Order”

Khoi Vinh connects the early childhood disruption he experienced as an immigrant from Vietnam with his fastidious style as a designer.

Which One Font Would You Take to a Desert Island?

The NYTimes.com designer talks favorite fonts and websites.

A Designer’s Pet Peeve

Khoi Vinh hates websites on which everything is "rendered to within an inch of its life." Do we really need to see the little rivets on the mailbox icon?

The Way We Design Now

Technology has both democratized design and made user response central to designers’ choices. At the same time, says Khoi Vinh, "true expertise is as rare as ever."