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Debbie Millman has new monthly illustrated essay for Imprint

Beginning in July 2010, Debbie will have a visual essay featured every month on Imprint, Print Magazine’s new site.

JULY 2010
A sample from “Post Super Bowl Musings, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Coffee.”


The complete visual essay can be found here.

Two samples from “Penelope,” a story of first job heartbreak



The complete visual essay can be found here.

Two samples of the fiction piece, “No. 53”

No. 53

No. 53

The complete visual essay can be found here.

POSTED ON Oct.18.2010 IN News


New Twizzlers package features Millman custom typography

Debbie created a custom font for the Hershey Corporation and it is featured on the front and back of the redesigned brand identity of TWIZZLERS! Yes! One of the greatest sweets of all time. The font is aptly titled “Debbie Millman Three,” as um, this is the third version of the font.

new twizzlers!

POSTED ON Aug.25.2010 IN News


Print Magazine publishes article and illustrations by Debbie in August issue

dont lie

I wrote and illustrated an article in the August 2010 issue of Print Magazine on design leadership! The full piece can be found here.

POSTED ON Jul.28.2010 IN News


Sean Adams interviews Debbie on Felt & Wire

The always dapper Sean Adams recently interviewed Debbie for his fabulous column on the site Felt & Wire. The interview can be found here.

POSTED ON Mar.08.2010 IN News


MICA Student Designer Ilene Lundy creates LBW homage

Design and Illustration by Ilene Lundy

Ilene Lundy is a lovely young student from MICA in Baltimore. She created this illustration for an assignment in her senior class. Thank you Ilene!

POSTED ON Feb.24.2010 IN News


Interview about LBW and more on Design:Related

The very very lovely folks at Thought And Theory interviewed me at University of Florida’s Ligature 19 and the fabulous people at Design:Related have published the video here.

POSTED ON Feb.17.2010 IN News


Felt & Wire features my Significant Object

Felt & Wire, the fabulous new Mohawk website is “about the universe of design, paper and print — from posters to packaging, from memorable mail to beautiful books, from invitations to artistic innovations. Felt & Wire reveals the fascinations, avocations and professions of the people who inhabit this continually expanding and evolving universe. It is a community, by and about those of us who are paper-obsessed.” Very happily they gave a very kind shout out to my handwritten love letter, Dear Susan, which was recently included in Rob Walker’s Significant Object project.

POSTED ON Feb.17.2010 IN News


A Visual Story About A Significant Object


I am thrilled to announce that New York Times Columnist (and author of one of my favorite books on branding) Rob Walker invited me to join him and project partner Joshua Glenn to participate in their Significant Objects project. Paraphrased from their website, the task is as follows: invite a writer to invent a story about an object. Invested with new significance by this fiction, the object should — according to their hypothesis — acquire not merely subjective but objective value. They decided to test their theory on eBay.

Rob and Joshua purchase objects — for no more than a few dollars — from thrift stores and garage sales. A writer is paired with an object. THey then write a fictional story, in any style or voice, about the object. And then suddenly, an rather unremarkable trinket is transformed into a significant object.

Each significant object is then listed for sale on eBay. The s.o. is pictured, but instead of a factual description the s.o.’s newly written fictional story is used. The winning bidder is mailed the significant object, along with a printout of the object’s fictional story. Net proceeds from the sale have been donated to 826 National and as of today, over $1,290 has been contributed to date.

You can see my object here, and you can bid on it here!

POSTED ON Jan.30.2010 IN News


Print Magazine features video on “making of” LBW

Emily Gordon, former Editor-in-chief of Print Magazine, interviews Rodrigo Corral and Debbie Millman about the making of Look Both Ways. Filmed by Karl Conrad and edited by Jurgen Miller.

Video can be viewed here!

POSTED ON Jan.24.2010 IN News


SiteInspire showcases Look Both Ways

The website for Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design, is given a showcase on the prestigious website SiteInspire!

POSTED ON Jan.04.2010 IN News

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November 30, 2010
AIGA Richmond
--- September 23, 2010
AIGA Baltimore
--- June 06, 2010
HOW Conference
--- May 27, 2010
Academy of Art University Visual Storytelling Exhibit
--- May 14, 2010
AIGA Seattle
--- April 29, 2010
Icograda Conference
--- April 14, 2010
Fuse Conference
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