Posts Tagged ‘Debbie Millman’
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The Last Days of HOW Design Live – I’m in a Coloring Book, Debbie Millman’s a DJ, and HOWie is Still Missing

HOW Design Live in Atlanta, Georgia looked to come off as a complete success. I may have been stranded for a night in St. Louis due to mechanical issues on the airplane, but all is good, and I made it back safely. Neenah Paper gave out a few limited edition posters as usual, including the beautiful […]

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Package the Promise

The Allure of Premium Packaging “Premium Brand” means more than high-priced goods. It suggests “high value” products, too. The kinds that appeal to loyal brand loyalists such as parents who desire the kid-friendly laptop or mobile device for their child’s entertainment and education. Premium brands appeal to the buyer’s sense of self-worth and image. ...

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We Hereby Re-Resolve To…

Holding your breath? Wait no more! According to research shared in this article in the NYT Sunday Review on Sunday January 8. 2012, those who make and publicly state New Year’s resolutions are more likely to achieve them. That is give hope to those willing to say it loud. We asked a few friends what resolutions they have made for 2012 and what plans they have ...

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Stocking Stuffer Books #1: Fingerprint No. 2

With all the challenges we face, says Josh Chen of Chen Design Associates in intro to his newest book, Fingerprint No. 2, "the need to prove that a real human being, one with integrity and a clear conscience, stands behind a particular design has become more and more essential." A nice idea to put behind any gift you intend for friends and loved ones this holiday ...

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And So On and So Forth: Brand Thinking With Debbie Millman

The Way They Were: In her latest book, Debbie Millman sets out to prove that someone can cut through the mindless brand babble and reveal something new about this shopworn subject. She does this by deploying her special gift of making interesting friends in interesting places say interesting things as though Millman were their one friend left on earth. They know ...

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Beyond Help: Stefan Bucher Completes the Canon

344 Questions: The Creative Person's Do-It-Yourself-Guide to Insight, Survival, and Artistic Fulfillment. Move over Rhonda Byrne and your silly little secrets! StefanBucher has closed the book on the Self Improvement Canon with this spot-on send-up of creative self help guides. This eponymous tract is packed real wisdom that will keep you laughing. It will transport ...

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Debbie Millman Always Looks Forward: AIGA Afterlife

Remember that old Final Net ad from the 70s? “Even when you can’t stand up, your hair can.” Whatever Deb Millman’s secret, she was always standing, smartly dressed, hair unruffled, spirit undaunted. We once witnessed her walk three miles in a black linen dress and patent leather low-heel sandals in 100+ degree Austin, TX heat. She arrived crisp, smiling, ...

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Living in the Moment at Design Ranch

Like Cheese & Wine: It Only Gets Better...Economic setbacks that killed the few other chapter-driven design covens nearly extinguished Design Ranch in Texas but the event survived due to loyal Austin supporters and the will of its board. It became a biennial affair, too, which helped sponsors stay in the game. Conference Report 2011: All's Well in Hill Country. ...

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Yeeeee Hawww, It’s Design Ranch Time in the Hill Country!

It's Design Ranch time in the Texas Hill Country. Not going? Follow all the action on Against the Grain and its Tweets. This small conference in the lovely Texas Hill Country reminds all lucky goers that you have to play to win.

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Ryan McGovern Chats About Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Ryan McGovern chats with Debbie Millman, AIGA national president, partner at Sterling Brands and creator of Design Matters. She discusses how she got started in the business, what it's like being the president of AIGA and her plans for the future of Design Matters.

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