Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters. Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an illustrator, author, educator, curator, and host of the podcast Design Matters.  […]

Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters.

Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an illustrator, author, educator, curator, and host of the podcast Design Matters. 

Design Matters is one of the first and longest running podcasts in the world. As host and founder, Debbie Millman has interviewed nearly 500 of the most creative people in the world over the past 18 years. 

Design Matters won a 2011 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, in 2015 Apple designated it one of the best overall podcasts on iTunes, and in 2021 designated it one of their “All Time Favorite Podcasts.”

In addition, the show has been nominated for eight Webby Awards, and has been listed on over 100 “Best Podcasts” lists, including one of the best podcasts in the world by Business Insider and Vanity Fair. 

Debbie Millman | Creative Branding Expert

Debbie Millman is the author of seven books, including three collections of interviews that have extended the ethos and editorial vision of Design Matters to the printed page: How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer and Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits. Both books have been published in over 10 languages. Her most recent book, Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, was published by Harper Collins in 2022.

For 20 years, Debbie was the President of Sterling Brands, one of the world’s leading branding consultancies. She arrived in 1995 when the company was two years old and had 15 employees in one office. Under her leadership, Sterling grew to 150 employees in five offices, and she was instrumental in the firm’s acquisition by Omnicom in 2008. Omnicom is one of the world’s largest holding companies. While there she worked on the logo and brand identity for Burger King, Hershey’s, Haagen Dazs, Tropicana, Star Wars, Gillette, and the No More movement.

Debbie Millman is a frequent speaker on design and branding and has spoken at TED Women. Her talk was one of the Top Ten most popular talks of 2020, and currently has over two million views.

She has also moderated Design Yatra in India, presented keynote lectures at Rotman School of Management, Princeton University, Yale University, Michigan Modern, the Hong Kong Design Association, the Melbourne Writers Festival, Design Thinkers in Toronto, the Festival of Art and Design in Barcelona, Brand Nieuwe Conference in Amsterdam, Webstock in New Zealand, QVED in Munich, Beyond Tellerand in Berlin, ING in Dubai, ND2C in Pakistan, PS One in China, Web Summit in Lisbon, Design Indaba in South Africa and many more.

When you look at the choices you’ve made in your life, or when you consider your future, do you base your decisions on what’s possible, or on what you believe to be more realistic? There’s a lot to be said for making choices based on safety and stability, but that often comes at the expense of larger dreams. Luckily, it’s never too late to rethink how you think about your future.

In this LinkedIn Learning course, Debbie Millman shares her personal life lessons from a career steeped in design and learning from others. She will helps you identify the parts of your life you want to pay attention to and those you can accept and leave be.

There’s no denying that for most people, change is hard. This course will allow you to see how you can evolve change your mindset and reinvent yourself to plan and grow for the long term.

 

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