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Debbie Millman

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Writer, Educator, Artist, Brand Consultant & Host of the Podcast "Design Matters"

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 Debbie Millman Biography

Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an author, educator, curator and host of the podcast "Design Matters."

As the founder and host of "Design Matters," one of the world’s first and longest-running podcasts, Millman has interviewed nearly 500 artists, designers and cultural commentators over the past 14 years. "Design Matters" won a 2011 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, in 2015 Apple designated it one of the best overall podcasts on iTunes, and in 2018 the show was honored by the Webby Awards. In addition, "Design Matters" has been listed on over 100 “Best Podcasts” lists, including one of the best podcasts in the world by Business Insider. The show is about how some of the world’s most creative people design the arc of their lives, and Debbie has interviewed guests including Tim Ferriss, Malcolm Gladwell, Marina Abramovic, Steven Pinker, Shepard Fairey, Laurie Anderson, Barbara Kruger, Amanda Palmer, Alain de Botton, Brene Brown, Hamilton Director Thomas Kail, and many, many more.

Millman is the author of six books, including two collections of interviews that have extended the ethos and editorial vision of Design Matters to the printed page: "How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer" and "Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits." Both books have been published in over 10 languages. She was a writer for the world’s first design blog, Speak Up, the Editorial and Creative Director of Print Magazine and a columnist for N Magazine. Her illustrations have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Print Magazine, Design Observer and Fast Company. She is the author of two books of illustrated essays: "Look Both Ways" and "Self-Portrait As Your Traitor," the latter of which has been awarded a Gold Mobius, a Print Typography Award, and a medal from the Art Directors Club. Her artwork is included in the Boston Biennale, Chicago Design Museum, Anderson University, School of Visual Arts, Long Island University, The Wolfsonion Museum and the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art. She has been critic-in-residence at Cranbrook University, Old Dominion University and Notre Dame University, and has conducted visual storytelling workshops all over the world.

In 2009 Millman co-founded the world’s first graduate program in branding at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, which has achieved international acclaim. She is also President Emeritus of AIGA, one of five women to hold the position in the organization’s 100-year history and is currently working with Law & Order SVUactor and activist Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation to eradicate sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and the rape-kit backlog.

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Self Portrait as Your Traitor

Self Portrait as Your Traitor

Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits

Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits

Brand Bible: The Complete Guide to Building, Designing, and Sustaining Brands

Brand Bible: The Complete Guide to Building, Designing, and Sustaining Brands

Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design

Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design

The Essential Principles Of Graphic Design

The Essential Principles Of Graphic Design

How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer

How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer

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Debbie Millman

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Writer, Educator, Artist, Brand Consultant & Host of the Podcast "Design Matters"

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Debbie Millman Biography

Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an author, educator, curator and host of the podcast "Design Matters."

As the founder and host of "Design Matters," one of the world’s first and longest-running podcasts, Millman has interviewed nearly 500 artists, designers and cultural commentators over the past 14 years. "Design Matters" won a 2011 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, in 2015 Apple designated it one of the best overall podcasts on iTunes, and in 2018 the show was honored by the Webby Awards. In addition, "Design Matters" has been listed on over 100 “Best Podcasts” lists, including one of the best podcasts in the world by Business Insider. The show is about how some of the world’s most creative people design the arc of their lives, and Debbie has interviewed guests including Tim Ferriss, Malcolm Gladwell, Marina Abramovic, Steven Pinker, Shepard Fairey, Laurie Anderson, Barbara Kruger, Amanda Palmer, Alain de Botton, Brene Brown, Hamilton Director Thomas Kail, and many, many more.

Millman is the author of six books, including two collections of interviews that have extended the ethos and editorial vision of Design Matters to the printed page: "How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer" and "Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits." Both books have been published in over 10 languages. She was a writer for the world’s first design blog, Speak Up, the Editorial and Creative Director of Print Magazine and a columnist for N Magazine. Her illustrations have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Print Magazine, Design Observer and Fast Company. She is the author of two books of illustrated essays: "Look Both Ways" and "Self-Portrait As Your Traitor," the latter of which has been awarded a Gold Mobius, a Print Typography Award, and a medal from the Art Directors Club. Her artwork is included in the Boston Biennale, Chicago Design Museum, Anderson University, School of Visual Arts, Long Island University, The Wolfsonion Museum and the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art. She has been critic-in-residence at Cranbrook University, Old Dominion University and Notre Dame University, and has conducted visual storytelling workshops all over the world.

In 2009 Millman co-founded the world’s first graduate program in branding at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, which has achieved international acclaim. She is also President Emeritus of AIGA, one of five women to hold the position in the organization’s 100-year history and is currently working with Law & Order SVUactor and activist Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation to eradicate sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and the rape-kit backlog.

Debbie Millman Videos

  • How symbols and brands shape our humanity | Debbie Millman
    "Branding is the profound manifestation of the human spirit," says designer and podcaster Debbie Millman. In a historical odyssey that she...
  • Debbie Millman: Anything Worthwhile Takes Time
    Overnight success is rare, and often comes at the expense of valuable learnings. From early-career false starts to her sleeper hit podcast Design...
  • A Brand Called You with Debbie Millman: Busy Is A Choice
    Debbie Millman is one of the most influential design minds of our time; an author, educator, brand strategist, and founder and host of the acclaimed...

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  • How much does it cost to book Debbie Millman?

    Booking fees for Debbie Millman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Debbie Millman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Debbie Millman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Debbie Millman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Debbie Millman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Debbie Millman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Debbie Millman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Debbie Millman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Debbie Millman for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Debbie Millman generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jim Abbott, Robyn Benincasa, Gloria Borger, Anthony Anderson and Linda Alvarado. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Debbie Millman for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Debbie Millman Speaker Videos

  • How symbols and brands shape our humanity | Debbie Millman
    "Branding is the profound manifestation of the human spirit," says designer and podcaster Debbie Millman. In a historical odyssey that she illustrated herself, Millman traces the evolution of...
    Debbie Millman: Anything Worthwhile Takes Time
    Overnight success is rare, and often comes at the expense of valuable learnings. From early-career false starts to her sleeper hit podcast Design Matters, Debbie Millman isn’t afraid to be frank...
  • A Brand Called You with Debbie Millman: Busy Is A Choice
    Debbie Millman is one of the most influential design minds of our time; an author, educator, brand strategist, and founder and host of the acclaimed podcast Design Matters.

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