Design Speaker Series: Debbie Millman


Debbie MillmanDebbie Millman is President of the design division at Sterling Brands, headquartered in New York City. She has been there for 18 years and in that time she has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands, including projects with P&G, Colgate, Nestle, Kraft and Pepsi.

Debbie is President Emeritus of AIGA, a contributing editor at Print Magazine and Co-Founder and Chair of the world’s first Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2005, she began hosting, “Design Matters,” the first podcast about design on the Internet. In 2011, the show was awarded a Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.

She is also the author of six books on design and branding including, her latest book "Self Portrait As Your Traitor" and "How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer" (Allworth Press, 2007). Last year, an exhibition of her visual essays debuted at the Chicago Design Museum. She frequently lectures on the virtues of brands and authenticity.

Join us for this great night and to hear Debbie Millman's Design Speaker Series presentation!

7 to 7:30 p.m. - Cocktails and light appetizers
7:30 p.m. - Presentation by Debbie Millman
8:30 to 9 p.m. - Q&A and mingling


Members: $10
Non-members/friends: $20

Registration closes on 12/5 at noon. Register now to ensure your seat!


The Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation is located across the street from the Marriott Downtown Key Center. We strongly recommend you enter via the Global Center for Health Innovation on 1 St. Clair NE Ave. Street parking is free after 6:30 p.m. Garage parking is available for a fee adjacent from the Marriott Key Center, or at Huntington Park Garage (entrances off Lakeside Avenue and West Third Street).  [ map ]


This event is made possible by our Speaker Series Sponsors; Karen Skunta & Company and TWIST Creative Inc.

Special thanks to Thomas Barnard of the Cleveland Museum of Art for his work and creativity with this event's identity!

When & Where
Tue, Nov 30, -0001