Debbie Millman


Graphic Content: True Stories from Top Creatives

Everyone loves a good story, and I, for one, find that designers are full of intriguing tales. If you’re addicted to beautifully-written, inspiring stories and design books, check out Graphic Content: True Stories from Top Creatives by Brian Singer. Graphic Content is a collection of true, first-hand experiences that shaped more than 50 of...


Why the ‘Regional’ Design Awards?

The Regional Design Awards has held a unique place in the market for 33 years as its presentation of winners acts as a geographic snapshot of graphic design in the U.S. View the art from the 2013 RDA's section openers — a collaboration between Debbie Millman and Maria Popova.

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Self-Portrait As Your Traitor: Debbie Millman Interview

Debbie Millman recently sat down with us and shared some deeper insight into the work and emotion behind her new book of visual essays, Self Portrait As Your Traitor, as well as a sneak peek in to her creative process and how she keeps that childlike inspiration alive!

Debbie Millman to Design 2013 RDA Cover

We’re beyond thrilled that Debbie Millman has agreed to design the cover for the RDA this year! Print Magazine ( is pleased to announce that Debbie Millman ( @debbiemillman) will be designing the cover of its Regional Design Annual issue which is scheduled to be released in November of this year. The Regional Design Annual,...

Wishes for 2013

Debbie Millman shares her New Year’s wishes for 2013, from world peace to happy puppies.  See also: Debbie Millman’s New Year’s wishes for 2012 and 2011—and her books Look Both Ways and Brand Thinking.

Thinking About Thanks

Because Sandy didn’t crush our spirits. Because the right man won. Because Hillman and Bill lived. Because there can still be a cease fire. Because a turkey got pardoned. Because dogs dream. Because Marcus Mumford sings. Because the Sullivan Street Bakery is not just on Sullivan Street anymore. Because the London Olympics logo grew...

Watching Melancholia

Lars Von Trier’s latest film, Melancholia, is a dreamy, heartbreaking movie that isn’t really about what it is about. Melancholia has been described as a story of the discovery of a planet hiding behind the sun on a potential collision path with Earth. (Yes, this is indeed a key plot line of the film.)...

My Kinda Sad Portfolio Story

This week and next, we’re asking the judges of the Print Portfolio Review to tell us about their portfolios—specifically their first portfolios, and how they helped or hindered their early careers. Yesterday, Mirko Ilić told us about the “big paper salad” he brought to New York City in 1986. Today, Debbie Millman writes about...