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Netdiver Magazine

It’s personal, and meant to be experienced as such, personally.
Personally, the…words made a difference in my life.

POSTED ON Feb.01.2010 IN Reviews

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Christine’s Design Blog

Aside from the beautiful ways in which she designed and handlettered each essay, which instantly dropped me into Debbie’s world, or the constant connections she made with branding and art, I felt most moved by the stories of her life.

POSTED ON Jan.30.2010 IN Reviews

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anew_Designs

Look Both Ways may have been the advice your mom gave you prior to crossing the street, but in Debbie Millman’s newest book of this title, it is the intersection of design and our everyday life that comes alive….it is a fun and unique read.

POSTED ON Jan.30.2010 IN Reviews

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Design For All Mankind

Inspiration Overload Alert.

POSTED ON Jan.26.2010 IN Reviews

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CoolHunting: LBW is “typographic poetry”

Illustrating the outstanding moments of when design connected with her everyday life, Debbie Millman’s quirky book “Look Both Ways” offers readers a lighthearted look at the design aficionado’s past….Organized as a series of short stories, the book of “typographic poetry” easily entertains….Her energetic biography poses intriguing questions among astute observations on design, branding and the relationships we all have with them. Her brilliant essays fundamentally compel and engage in a refreshing manner.

POSTED ON Jan.24.2010 IN Reviews

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Society for Environmental Graphic Design

Whether she knows it or not, Debbie Millman, host of the radio show Design Matters, is a design anthropologist. Her new book Look Both Ways is a collection of “typographic poetry” that provides a quirky look at design and how it coincides with daily life. It’s a biography of her life formed by a series of essays, but it illuminates how design affects all our lives—from observations on branding to insightful thoughts on the artifacts of design and why they’re important.

POSTED ON Jan.24.2010 IN Reviews

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Jarrett Fuller

I think it’s this unique combination—an innocence and willingness to talk about personal details, an eye for design and aesthetics, and a voice that’s unique—that make this book so different from the other design books I’ve read….You want to keep turning the page to see the uniquely illustrated pages and following Ms. Millman on her strange and and sometimes hilarious adventures.

POSTED ON Jan.24.2010 IN Reviews

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Gotham Magazine

Look Both Ways is a treat…Millman—a renowned branding consultant, design-world presence and native New Yorker—turns out a collection of musings presented in a range of type treatments, fonts and stylings. From describing her experiences with design to her affinity for entertaining at home, it’s a charming retell of a well-explored life.

POSTED ON Jan.15.2010 IN Reviews

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Brand New recommends Look Both Ways

Underconsideration’s blog Brand New adds Look Both Ways to their list of recommended books.

POSTED ON Jan.10.2010 IN Reviews

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Branding Blog

I love it….When I open this book at random, I’m knocked over by Debbie Millman’s incredible use of some very cool hand-made design elements that totally align with the words she chooses for each chapter….It’s a great way to kick-start the right hemisphere of your brain. Open at random. Enjoy.

POSTED ON Jan.07.2010 IN Reviews

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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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