Debbie Millman’s Profile
Debbie Millman is president of the design division at Sterling Brands. During her 16 years at Sterling, she has worked on the redesign of more than 100 global brands, including products for Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Colgate, Nestlé, and Hasbro.
Millman is president emeritus of AIGA, the largest professional association for design in the world. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine and co-founder 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 2011, the show was awarded a Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award.
She is the author of five books on design and branding, including How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer (Allworth Press, 2007), Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design (HOW Books, 2009), Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits (Allworth, 2011), and Brand Bible: The Complete Guide to Building, Designing and Sustaining Brands (Rockport Publishers).