The Winamp user interface is the focus of a new, major preservation initiative. Spearheaded by web developer Jordan Eldredge, the Winamp Skin museum collects 65,000 Winamp designs for Nullsoft’s ubiquitous multiplatform media player from the late 1990s. Parallel to nascent mod culture in gaming, Winamp had a burgeoning DIY design community around it—now we have the means to revisit that singular moment of gonzo interface aesthetics.

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