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Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Design Matters Season Five Resumes on January 9th with Jessica Helfand

From Jessica Helfand's new book, Scrapbook: An American History
The “Stunt” Book "scrapbook" kept by Elinor Moses in the 1920s featured in Jessica Helfand's marvelous new book Scrapbooks: An American History

The final half of Season Five of Design Matters with Debbie Millman launches this Friday, January 9th at 3PM ET on the Voice America Business Network with my esteemed guest: designer, writer and educator Jessica Helfand. Among the many, many things we will dish about include her new book, "Scrapbooks An American History," which is truly awesome.

You can listen to a fabulous interview with Jessica and WNYC's Leonard Lopate here and see the amazing book and website she has written and created here. She is a partner at Winterhouse, she is one of the founders of the design blog Design Observer,, and her many, many accomplishments can be found here.

Design Matters airs live weekly on the Voice America Business Network, now the industry leader in Internet talk radio. The show was voted a "favorite podcast" on PSFK's Marketing Podcast survey and it was voted 9th out of over 300 entries for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum’s People’s Choice Award in 2007. The show is also available as Podcasts on iTunes, where over 100,000 people download the show every month.

My guests for Season Five will be announced each week to keep things really spicy, but they include Dee Dee Gordon, Joe Duffy, Steven Heller, Natalyia Ilyin, Dan Pink, Patrick Coyne, Allan Chochinov, Leslie Smolan & Ken Carbone and others!


Blogger Joe Moran said...


Did we miss it? You state that the show resumes 5 Jan. That was yesterday. DIRTY POOL!!!

Hope that was a typo.



1/06/2009 02:51:00 AM  
Blogger debbie millman said...

OH NO! I made a typo! I am so sorry! It is indeed this Friday, the 9th! Thanks Joe! xxxx's

1/06/2009 10:31:00 AM  
Anonymous Billy said...

I can't wait Debbie! My iTunes is ready to download.

1/06/2009 02:35:00 PM  
Blogger Joe Moran said...

9 is divine! Ha!


1/06/2009 06:22:00 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 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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