Debbie Millman has worked in the
design business for over 25 years. She is president of the design
division at Sterling Brands, where over the past 15 years she has
worked on the redesign of global brands for Pepsi, Procter &
Gamble, Campbell’s, Colgate, Hershey, 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 professional
association for design. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine
and the Chair of the Masters in Branding at the School of Visual Arts.
In 2005, she began hosting the first weekly radio talk show about
design on the Internet, Design Matters with Debbie Millman, which is now featured on Design Observer. She is the author of two books, How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer
(Allworth Press, 2007), and The Essential Principles of Graphic Design (Rotovision, 2008). Her third book, Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design, was published by How Books in 2009.DM
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