debbie millman

Friday, August 31, 2007

What We Are Capable Of

The Horror: "I did the job and I was so relieved it was successful you can't understand it."

Michael Vick Jury Selection

Michael Vick jury selection

...if only!

(check out Snoopy. He just kills me.)

Monday, August 27, 2007

"Sexy and Complicated"

Dress A Day

According to Michael Bierut, "Even if you don't think you care about dresses, don't miss A Dress A Day."

Via the fashionable Design Observer.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

From Daily Poetics: A Message


From Daily Poetics, a wonderful sign featuring the Raymond Carver poem, "Late Fragment."

Friday, August 17, 2007

A New Webisode: Gemini Rising

In Episode Three of Gemini Rising, Richard's girlfriend, fashion model Kiki, arranges to have famed photographer Aleister Holt Pierce take publicity photos for the band. Very, very funny.

Starring my dear friend, Gregory St. John.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Not Many Casualties Worth It To Get Saddam Hussein?

This is what Cheney calls a "quagmire."

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Graphic Define Magazine publishes first "How To Think" interview with James Victore

Graphic Define

The wonderful web magazine started by Daniel Schutzsmith, Graphic Define, has just published the first interview from my forthcoming book, How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer. The interview is with the amazing James Victore and the link is here.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Proportionally Speaking, What Is

Our little solar-system...



Beyond our sun, it's a big universe...


Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky...


This is a Hubble Telescope Ultra Deep Field Infrared View of countless (entire) galaxies, all billions of light-years away:


And this is a close up of one of the darkest regions of the photo above:


We are oh so small.


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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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