Today’s guest is Khoi Vinh, a principal designer at Adobe. He was co-founder and CEO of Mixel (acquired by Etsy, Inc.), Design Director of The New York Times Online, and co-founder of the design studio Behavior, LLC. He is the author of “Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design,” and was named one of Fast Company’s one of “The 50 Most Influential Designers in America” in September 2011.
In this episode, you will learn how to find your path, build a successful designer career and develop design thinking skills.
In this episode, you will learn
- Khoi background.
- From Art school to design and tech world.
- Evolution of design world in last 15 years.
- Why Kohn left startup world and joined Adobe team.
- Creative criticizing.
- The most valuable lessons that Khoi learned during his career.
- How to be genuine when you are a well-known person.
- What inspires Kohn.
- Top favorite movies.
- How to stay sane in a big city such as New York.
- Non-technical skills that a designer needs.
- How Kohn inspires a team to work together.
- How to develop design thinking.
- Kohn tips for new designers.
- Future for design tools: tablet and mobile.
Subtraction.com, a blog about design, technology and culture written by Khoi Vinh.
How they got there, a book by Khoi Vinh. Fourteen interviews with designers of all stripes, each one full of brilliant insights into how great careers are made in digital media.
Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design, a book by Khoi Vinh. It is an overview of all of his thoughts on using the typographic grid in the practice of Web design
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