[Design-team] Design team story....

María Leandro tatica at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jun 28 15:03:03 UTC 2010

Hello Robyn

Maybe we could set to continue the tomorrow meeting one hour and set
something like a massive interview to talk about this. The question will be
if the team has time after or before the meeting.

See ya

2010/6/27 Robyn Bergeron <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com>

> Hey there Design folks...
> Some of you may have seen some of marketing-team's discussion on doing
> some stories about what's going on in Fedora.  It has occurred to me
> that it would be super cool to do a piece on what the Design team is
> up to - particularly since we're really at the start of the cycle
> here, and it's a great time for people to get involved and come up to
> speed without it being crunch time. :)
> Here's a bit of what I was thinking (subject to change - feel free to
> throw your own ideas out!) -
> * Look at all the different projects / deliverables Design produces
> throughout the cycle - from concept to shipment of each release.  How
> to get involved.
> * Tools! What are the tools used - perhaps even talk about Design Suite a
> bit.
> * Discuss doing things openly - with open tools, why this is important.
> * How can non-designers help? Feedback loop, etc.
> I think it would be great as a four-part series (or... something to
> that effect), doing interviews with 4 different contributors (ideally,
> I could get four interviewers too, which would be awesome).  It could
> be some great press-kit type stuff particularly for Design Suite, as
> well as hopefully assisting your team in picking up a few new
> contributors, and explaining to others what your process is. (Or even,
> "Why it's a much better time NOW to make requests, than 2 weeks before
> release!")
> As to where it winds up - there are a few options.  Other than being a
> blog series on planet - we could also work with red hat to get it on
> their press blog, which gets syndicated in some places where planet
> doesn't; we could turn it into a nice-looking document for press kit,
> etc., rather than being just "on the wiki" and "in a blog" which
> aren't as eye-candy. (Oh, the irony - I say we could, and I'd probably
> be filing the request with design to make the design interview / story
> look better. haha!)  We could even look into maybe doing a magazine
> piece.... or print + video....
> Anyway - thoughts? I can file a ticket if necessary - although most of
> the "ticket" here is on marketing, rather than design :)
> I'd be happy to come to the design meeting this week and talk more
> about it, solicit some interviewees, etc.  Shall I put it on the
> agenda?
> -Robyn
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