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Latest 22 Mar 2023 | Updated Daily

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3 Clips Re-Air: Design Matters with Debbie Millman


Since Audience is between seasons, we’re offering up a great episode from our 3 Clips archives. Today’s episode features an episode originally published in 2021 and highlights the first podcast about design. Ever. In this interview, host Jay Acunzo and Debbie discuss how she got started as a host, what’s kept her going, and why her research documents for each and every guest can be as long as 70 pages. Debbie Millman started her interview show about design as a radio program to fulfill her need to explore her own creativity. That was 16 years ago, and Design Matters has been in production every since: it’s the world’s first podcast about design. Debbie has welcomed over 500 guests to her now wildly popular podcast to explore creative culture and how some of the most influential thinkers, artists, musicians, writers, and designers create their work, career, and life. LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS: 3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com.   If you have any questions about this episode or want to get some of the resources we mentioned, head over to Castos.com/podcast. And as always, if you’re enjoying the show please share it with someone who you think would enjoy it as well. It is your continued support that will help us continue to help others. Thank you so much! Never miss another show by subscribing at castos.com/subscribe. Resources/Links: Debbie Millman and Design Matters can be found here Follow Debbie Millman on Twitter @debbiemillman Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter @jayacunzo From Play It Forward: This week’s recommended podcast is The Lisa Congdon Sessions This episode was produced by Cherie Turner: learn more here Theme music provided by Cardboard Rocketship Castos Academy: https://academy.castos.com/ Castos, private podcast: https://academy.castos.com/privatepodcast/ Castos, website: https://castos.com/ Castos, YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/castos Clubhouse video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8729ZpWpmIw 


9 Feb 2023

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Debbie Millman on Why Design Matters

The One You Feed

Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast, Design Matters.  Debbie was named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company Magazine and one of the most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA.  She is the author of 7 books, including her most recent, Why Design Matters:  Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People In this episode, Eric and Debbie Millman have an interesting discussion about why design matters in every aspect of your life.. But wait, there’s more! The episode is not quite over!! We continue the conversation and you can access this exclusive content right in your podcast player feed. Head over to our Patreon page and pledge to donate just $10 a month. It’s that simple and we’ll give you good stuff as a thank you! Debbie Millman and I Discuss Why Design Matters and … Her book, Why Design Matters:  Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People Her slow process of shedding shame from her traumatic past Finding her way back to creative work after pursuing security Taking small steps and practicing every day can bring forth hope Design is about intention and decision making about everything Learning to deal with rejection and to perseverance How confidence comes after you do something many times Expecting things to be hard and messy Debbie Millman links: Debbie’s website Twitter Facebook By purchasing products and/or services from our sponsors, you are helping to support The One You Feed and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you! If you enjoyed this conversation with Debbie Millman, check out these other episodes: How to Stay Creative with Austin Kleon Creative Thinking and Action Through Designs with Sarah Stein GreenbergSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


12 Jul 2022

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Debbie Millman’s Conversations With the World’s Most Creative People

Marketing Over Coffee Marketing Podcast

In this Marketing Over Coffee: Learn About The New Book from the Most Legendary Name in Branding Direct Link to File Brought to you by our sponsors: Terminus and LinkedIn What’s happened since 2017? Link to previous interview The Book: Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People How’d you trim it down to the 55? Art Direction and Photography for the book 8:54 – 9:54 Terminus – the marketing platform for efficient revenue growth. Terminus is changing the way marketing and sales teams work together, helping them achieve amazing results like 313% ROI, 60% more meetings booked, and a 40% decrease in acquisition costs. The platform puts crucial customer data in the hands of all revenue teams so they can target, win, and retain their most important accounts. Learn more at terminus.com/moc. Shining a light with conversations about assault, violence and abuse EndTheBacklog.org to end the backlog of rape kits Empathy in the interview and marketing The Cipe Pineles Cookbook – and the legendary Charlotte Sheedy 18:02 – 20:44 LinkedIn – We’ve got a special offer for Marketing over Coffee Listeners, you can redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit for your first campaign: Click here to get a $100 for your first campaign! Reinventing You, Debbie’s course using LinkedIn Talking with David Lee Roth How recent social movements are branding created by people for people Coming Soon: The 10 Year Plan for a Remarkable Life The Analytics for Marketers Slack group! Get MoC Text Updates! Send a text to +1 617 812 5494 to get rolling! Sign up for the Marketing Over Coffee Newsletter to get early access! Our theme song is Mellow G by Fonkmasters The post Debbie Millman’s Conversations With the World’s Most Creative People appeared first on Marketing Over Coffee Marketing Podcast.

26 May 2022

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Romancing the Podcast (w/ Debbie Millman)

The Roxane Gay Agenda

Designer and podcaster Debbie Millman on creativity, vanity projects, and how to inspire people to change. Also, she is Roxane’s wife, and Roxane tells us how they met and fell in love. Mentions: Marcy Dermansky’s novel “Hurricane Girl” http://www.marcydermansky.com/hurricane-girl-book C.J.Hauser’s book of essays “The Crane Wife” https://cjhauser.com/ “The Crane Wife” essay in Paris Review https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/07/16/the-crane-wife/ “Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People” https://www.whydesignmatters.online/ Design Matters Podcast Credits: Curtis Fox is the producer. Our researcher is Yessenia Moreno. Production help from Kaitlyn Adams and Meg Pillow. Theme music by Taka Yasuzawa and Alex Sugiura.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


24 May 2022

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Ashley C. Ford on Design Matters with Debbie Millman

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Today, an episode from another podcast we think you'll like: Design Matters with Debbie Millman from the TED Audio Collective. Each week Debbie sits down with an exceptionally creative person to explore how they design the arc of their lives. In this episode, Ashley C. Ford joins to discuss her memoir “Somebody’s Daughter,” capturing a complex childhood shaped by family secrets, incarceration, and resilience. To hear more of these intimate conversations, including one that just released with Abbi Jacobson, find and follow design matters with Debbie Millman wherever you're listening to this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 26mins

26 Apr 2022

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Episode 23: In Conversation with Legend Debbie Millman

The Lisa Congdon Sessions

Debbie's new book: https://www.whydesignmatters.onlineDesign Matters Podcast: https://www.designmattersmedia.com


24 Mar 2022

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Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Beyond Busy

My guest today is Debbie Millman. Debbie was described by Fast Company as one of the most creative people working in business. She's the founder of the hugely influential podcast Design Matters. From 1995 to 2016, Debbie worked in leadership roles for Sterling Brands, leading influential projects for the likes of Burger King, Star Wars, 7up, and Campbell Soup.Her new book ‘Why Design Matters' taps into the brains of Tim Ferris, Brené Brown, Esther Perel and Malcolm Gladwell amongst many others and explores what it means to be creative and innovative in work and in life. In this episode, we talk about her pioneering work, who owns your logos, how to deal with internet pylons and much more.✔ Links: Debbie Millman:https://www.debbiemillman.com/Debbie Millman on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/debbiemillman/Buy the book "Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World's Most Creative People":https://www.amazon.co.uk/Why-Design-Matters-Conversations-Creative/dp/0062872966Subscribe to Graham's Newsletter: https://www.grahamallcott.com/sign-upOur Show Sponsors: Think Productive - Time Management Training:http://www.thinkproductive.com​​Useful links:https://www.grahamallcott.com/links Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.


3 Mar 2022

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Debbie Millman | How to Design a Life

Good Life Project

How do you design a life of wonder and love, contribution and meaning, joy and expression? At the end of the day, that’s what we all really want. To know we’ve used our time on this big, blue marble in a way that was worthy, that was wise, that was alive. Which is why I was so excited to sit down with an old friend, Debbie Millman, who just happens to be a legendary thinker and doer in the world of design, branding, innovation and life. Named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, she’s an author, educator, curator and host of the iconic Design Matters podcast, where she’s interviewed hundreds of the most creative people in the world over the past 17 years. Debbie is also the author of seven books, and her new book, Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, is a stunning compilation of her own take on everything from design to branding, business, entrepreneurship and life, mixed in with moments from guests that have, in no small part, collectively designed the world we live in.Debbie co-founded the world’s first graduate program in branding at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, was the President one of the world’s leading branding consultancies, Sterling Brands, where she worked on the brand identity for everyone from Burger King, Hershey’s, Haagen Dazs, Tropicana, Star Wars, Gillette, to the No More movement.Her writing and illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Print Magazine, and Fast Company. Her artwork is found in private collections, universities and museums around the world. Debbie has a deeply insightful and experienced lens on how we live our lives, how we show up in work and life, and tell the stories that bring it all alive.You can find Debbie at: Website | InstagramIf you LOVED this episode:You’ll also love the conversations we had with Milton Glaser about building a life of meaning and impact.My new book Sparked.Check out our offerings & partners: Peloton: Peloton uses technology and design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. Visit onepeloton.com to learn more.Sleep Number: Proven quality sleep is life-changing sleep, which starts with Sleep Number adjustability. It's time for Sleep Number's Ultimate Sleep Number Event! Save 50% on the Sleep Number 360® Limited Edition smart bed. Plus special financing, for a limited time. Only at Sleep Number® stores or sleepnumber.com/GOODLIFE.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


21 Feb 2022

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Chapter 97: Debbie Millman shuns shame to spark spirit and sew soulful symbiosis

3 Books With Neil Pasricha

Are you a passionate fan of Design Matters like I am? It’s one of the world’s oldest podcasts and one of the best shows out there. Debbie Millman scratches her insatiable curiosity and explores what it means to live a rich, fulfilling, intentional life with luminaries like Brené Brown, Cheryl Strayed, Brandon Stanton, Seth Godin, and, of course, Roxane Gay. (All guests of 3 Books, too! Clearly we have tethers between our hearts.) Where do we start with Debbie Millman? Well, she’s ‘one of the most creative people in business’ according to Fast Company and one of the ‘most influential designers working in the world today’ says Graphic Design USA. She’s got a wonderful new book called Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, a giant, heavy, amazing tome put out by Harper Design which serves as a compressed set of wisdom and values from Design Matters. Debbie is the author of seven other books including: How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer and Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits. She co-founded the world’s first graduate program in branding at The School of Visual Arts back in 2010. For 20 years before that she was the President of Sterling Brands, one of the world’s leading branding consulting agencies. What did she do there? No big deal: She helped design brand identities and logos for Star Wars, Burger King, Häagen Dazs, Gillette and even the No More movement. Is she an activist? She sure is! She’s also working with the Joyful Heart Foundation to eradicate sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and the rape kit back log. Fascinating and containing many multitudes, it was an honor and privilege to welcome Debbie Millman on 3 Books to talk about: how you avoid limiting possibilities, why regret cannot be metabolized, what happens when you’re public about your shame, what makes for a great interview, and, of course, what are the incredible Debbie Millman’s 3 most formative books! Let’s flip the page and jump into Chapter 97 now… What You'll Learn: What makes for a good interview? How do you prepare for interviews? How can we find our identity? What are the different types of happiness? What is organic happiness vs synthetic happiness? Why is regret so damaging? How do we navigate ‘gaping wounds of need’? What can help a self-soothing journey? How can we heal from shame? How do we learn to slow down? Why do feelings of accomplishment not last? How do we orient ourselves towards what really matters most? You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://www.3books.co/chapters/97 Leave us a voicemail. Your message may be included in a future chapter: 1-833-READ-A-LOT.   Sign up to receive podcast updates here: https://www.3books.co/email-list 3 Books is a completely insane and totally epic 15-year-long quest to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world. Each chapter discusses the 3 most formative books of one of the world's most inspiring people. Sample guests include: Brené Brown, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, Angie Thomas, Cheryl Strayed, Rich Roll, Soyoung the Variety Store Owner, Derek the Hype Man, Kevin the Bookseller, Vishwas the Uber Driver, Roxane Gay, David Mitchell, Vivek Murthy, Mark Manson, Seth Godin, Judy Blume and Quentin Tarantino. 3 Books is published on the lunar calendar with each of the 333 chapters dropped on the exact minute of every single new moon and every single full moon all the way up to 5:21 am on September 1, 2031. 3 Books is an Apple "Best Of" award-winning show and is 100% non-profit with no ads, no sponsors, no commercials, and no interruptions. 3 Books has 3 clubs including the End of the Podcast Club, the Cover to Cover Club, and the Secret Club, which operates entirely through the mail and is only accessible by calling 1-833-READ-A-LOT. Each chapter is hosted by Neil Pasricha, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, Two-Minute Mornings, etc. For more info check out: https://www.3books.co

1hr 13mins

16 Feb 2022

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Debbie Millman

What You Will Learn

Debbie Milman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters. She is one of the OG's of podcasting, going at it for over 15 years. She has been named as one of the most influential graphic designers working today. Her book Design Matters contains interviews and essays from her long journey in design, interviewing and podcasting.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


13 Feb 2022