Debbie Millman

Sterling Brands
Debbie Millman is President of the design division at Sterling Brands. She has been there for 17 years and in that time she has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands, including projects with Pepsi, P&G, Colgate, Nestle and Hasbro. Debbie is President Emeritus of the AIGA, the largest professional association for design in the world. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine and Co-Founder and Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2005, she began hosting the first weekly radio talk show about design on the Internet. The show is titled “Design Matters with Debbie Millman” and it is now featured on In 2011, the show was awarded a Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. She is the author of five books on design and branding including, How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer (Allworth Press, 2007), Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design (HOW Books, 2009) and Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits (Allworth, 2011).