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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Stewart Butterfield's Brilliant Resignation Letter

The always enlightening Grant McCracken pointed me to this brilliant resignation letter from Stewart Butterfield (co-founder of Flickr) to Brad Garlinghouse at Yahoo! (Yahoo! bought Flickr in 2005 for $35 million.) This letter is almost as good as the final episode of The Soprano's.

Stewart Butterfield's resignation

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think this guy read one of my cover letters---seriously.

6/26/2008 09:46:00 PM  

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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 FastCompany.com 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 DesignObserver.com. 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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