№ 2 · Debbie Millman
‘I don’t believe in work-life balance’
I had the pleasure to meet the one and only Debbie Millman at last year’s TYPO Berlin conference. Debbie is a designer and brand expert who has worked with some of the biggest clients, she is an author, a teacher, a former president of the AIGA, as well as a podcaster. The born New Yorker has an incredible vita, but is probably best known for the Design Matters podcast which she runs for 13 years already!
In the interview, Debbie and I talk about Manhattan, failures, refusing once-in-lifetime opportunities, Design Matters and much more. We also talked briefly about Print Magazine, where Debbie was editorial and creative director until the magazine has suspended publication just a few weeks ago. At the end, I am asking her about her 10 year plan strategy for a remarkable life. This idea could even change your life.
The interview was recorded in May 2017.
- Debbie Millman’s personal website
- Presentation at TYPO Berlin 2017 in which she shares her key learnings from 12 years of making Design Matters
- Design Matters (Podcast)
- Interview at the Creative Pep Talk Podcast where she talks about some of the questions you need to ask yourself to help uncover your personal brand, clarify your goals and finally connect with what you really truly want for your life.
- Her books on design and branding
Examples of her work
Ruled notebook where every single line is hand drawn
Print Magazin Annual Winter Edition 2017