As a child, Khoi Vinh emigrated to the United States from Vietnam. He studied illustration and practiced graphic design for print be-fore moving to New York City in 1998, where he began his career in web and interactive design. From 2006–2010, he gained acclaimed as design director of nytimes.com, working with colleagues to trans-form the early web version of the newspaper into the robust, multifaceted digital platform that we know and use today. Named one of the 50 most influential designers by Fast Company
, Vinh shares his thoughts about media, technology, and design on his blog at subtraction.com and at conferences worldwide. Since leaving the New York Times Company in 2010, Vinh cofounded Lascaux Co., which recently launched Mixel for iPad, the world’s first social collage app that allows users to make, share, and remix their creations.
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Co-presented by the Walker Art Center and AIGA Minnesota, 2012 is the 26th anniversary of the Insights Lecture Series bringing the world’s leading graphic designers to the Twin Cities to share their work, process, and experience. Past lectures are all archived at channel.walkerart.org. 2012 lectures, each Tuesday in March, feature Aaron Draplin, Khoi Vinh, Michael Lejeune, and David Pearson. Full details on the Events page.