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Greg Bolton

in Toronto

Documenting the Process

PRESENTED ON JAN 17, 2012
IN TORONTO @ VOL 12

Writer and aspiring designer Greg Bolton examines the idea that copywriters can be inventors, using examples of writers turned designers who write about their creative processes. He explains his current desire to become more than simply a copywriter or journalist, and instead engage in the making as well as the documenting process.

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