TWiT Photo

Jan 17th 2012

TWiT Photo 40

Design & Photography with Khoi Vinh

Maximize graphics and colors in nature to create dynamic, complex imagery with the former Design Director.
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Fast forward 12 years through art school by learning excellent design lessons from former 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 Don’t miss a chance to watch or listen to your favorite photographers – download and subscribe to TWiT Photo podcast on iTunes for free. 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 Follow Catherine on Twitter. You can also check out her blog here. Download or subscribe to this show at Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast.