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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Recent Press for Look Both Ways

In case you haven't checked out my swanky new website (designed by Armin Vit), I am very excited about all the wonderful coverage of my new book, Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design!

Here are some of the recent reviews:

A full review and a slide show can be found here.

New York Magazine included the book in the "Brilliant/Highbrow" section of the November 16th Approval Matrix.

Look Both Ways is named one of Fast Company's Best Design and Architecture Books of 2009!

Look Both Ways is chosen by Dwell as product of the day!

Great review and Q&A from this prestigious site here and here.

Andrew Gibb covers Look Both Ways on the world's #1 package design website.

My friend Michael Surtees has taken the time to photograph Look Both Ways in flattering views. Here is a sampling from what you can find alongside his review.

Lovely review here.

Wonderful review here.

The Look Both Ways website gets a showcase on this uber-popular blog.

Hope you enjoy! Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Look Both Ways Book Party Photographs!

Look Both Ways Book Party!

Lovely Look Both Ways book party photos by Brent Taylor here!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Look Both Ways website!

screen shot of new website!

Please check out the new website for my book, Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design, at

Thank you, as always!

Monday, December 07, 2009

Design Matters Television Pilot Filming Begins!

Design Matters Pilot!

Debbie Millman, Hillman Curtis and Richard Wilde
invite you to the taping of the Design Matters Television Pilot
December 11, 2009


Debbie will be interviewing
legendary designers Milton Glaser and Stefan Sagmeister
in front of a live, studio audience

School of Visual Arts Theater
333 West 23rd Street
New York City

Taping Schedule:
9-1: Debbie's monologues
2-6: Interviews with Milton and Stefan (separately)

We hope to see you there!
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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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