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Transcript: Breaking into Design Journalism

If you want to write about design, you've got to be versed in its players, its publications, and its peculiar lexicon. Whether you're a writer looking to switch specialties, or a designer hoping to transfer your success to the page, this seminar offers great tips. With Metropolis magazine editor Julie Taraska.

March 28, 2005

EXCLUSIVE FOR AVANTGUILD MEMBERS | This is a transcript of's "Design Journalism for Designers" seminar, held February 16, 2004, in New York City. You can learn about other mb LEARN events here.

Julie Taraska: OK, my name is Julie Taraska, and I am the teacher for this evening. There are two reasons I think I was chosen to do this. First of all, I'm an editor at Metropolis magazine. I work on both the web side and the print side, so it's a rather unique perspective because they're similar, but there are subtle differences. The other ...

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