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September 20, 2005
Revolving Door tends to dwell on the endless circulation of talented people within the media industry, so it can be easy to overlook those brave souls who choose to exit the business in favor of professions that involve making and selling things. But a high-profile example of just that happened this week, when Details publisher Chris Mitchell—who was once publisher of the defunct design magazine One—quit to become CEO of BDDW, a boutique furniture maker started by a good friend of his. Paul Jowdy, the associate publisher of Vanity Fair has already been tapped to replace him....
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