TWiT Photo 40: Design & Photography with Khoi Vinh Jan. 18, 2012

from Radio Leo (MP3)·

Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Fast forward 12 years through art school by learning excellent design lessons from former NYTimes.com Design Director Khoi Vinh.
Named one of “The 50 Most Influential Designers in America,” Khoi discusses how learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye.
Always wondered about compositional rules, space and geometry in a frame?
Watch this episode to learn how to maximize the graphics and colors occurring in nature to create dynamic, complex imagery.



Hosts: Catherine Hall and Leo Laporte

Fast forward 12 years through art school by learning excellent design lessons from former NYTimes.com Design Director Khoi Vinh.
Named one of “The 50 Most Influential Designers in America,” Khoi discusses how learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye.
Always wondered about compositional rules, space and geometry in a frame?
Watch this episode to learn how to maximize the graphics and colors occurring in nature to create dynamic, complex imagery.
Also, Khoi introduces his social collage app, Mixel.

Guest: Khoi Vinh

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Khoi's Tips
1. Learning to see through a camera is a great way to sharpen your design eye.
2. The language of photography is an important part of design literacy.
3. Photography is an essential part of social media now; understanding photography as a social element is essential for any UX designer.

LINKS

Khoi's Photography
Khoi's iPad app: Mixel
Khoi's Instagram
Khoi's Flickr

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Running time: 53:44