debbie millman

Monday, December 11, 2006

Verse by Verse, Voice by Voice

From Coudal comes this very cool site, Verse by Verse. To participate, call 703-637-9276 and recite your favorite short poem. They might use it on the site and/or send you a present too.

Recited poems include:

Billy Collins' Man Listening to Disc
Wendell Berry's The Peace of Wild Things
William Butler Yeats' Adam's Curse
Ted Hughes' Full Moon and Little Frieda
Stanley Kunitz' The Portrait
William Carlos Williams' This Is Just To Say
Tony Harrison's The Timer
Don Marquis' Archie Confesses
Donald Justice's On The Death of Friends
Seamus Heaney's Personal Helicon
Frank O'Hara's Animals
Gerard Manley Hopkins' Spring and Fall
Connie Bensley's The Shopper
Frank O'Hara's Steps
Thomas Hardy's Neutral Tones
Paul Muldoon's Holy Thursday
Jeffrey McDaniels' The Quiet World
Charles Bukowski's The Strongest of the Strange
Thomas Lynch's A Death
Wallace Stevens' The Snowman


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Debbie Millman has worked in the design business for over 25 years. She is President of the design division at Sterling Brands. She has been there for nearly 15 years and in that time she has worked on the redesign of global brands for Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Campbell’s, Colgate, Nestle and Hasbro. Prior to Sterling, she was a Senior Vice President at Interbrand and a Marketing Director at Frankfurt Balkind. Debbie is President of the AIGA, the largest professional association for design. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine, a design writer at and Brand New and Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2005, she began hosting the first weekly radio talk show about design on the Internet. The show is titled “Design Matters with Debbie Millman” and it is now featured on In addition to “Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design,” (HOW Books, 2009, she is the author of "How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer" (Allworth Press, 2007) and “The Essential Principles of Graphic Design” (Rotovision, 2008).

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