Debbie Millman discusses her book "Design Matters," featuring David Byrne, Saeed Jones, Ira Glass, and more

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Debbie Millman discusses her book “Design Matters,” featuring David Byrne, Saeed Jones, Ira Glass, and more. Debbie is the author of seven books, including two 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 in 2021. She is also the co-owner and Editorial Director of  Debbie’s podcast, “Design Matters” is one of the first and longest running podcasts, and as host and founder, Millman has interviewed nearly 500 of the most creative people in the world over the past 17 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 six 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.  Support Storybound by supporting our sponsors: Scribd combines the latest technology with the best human minds to recommend content that you’ll love. Go to to get 60 days of Scribd for free. is the largest commercial free British streaming service with hundreds of exclusive shows from around the world. Try for free for 30 days by going to and using promo code Storybound. ButcherBox sources their meat from partners with the highest standards for quality. Go to to receive a FREE turkey in your first box. Storybound is hosted by Jude Brewer and brought to you by The Podglomerate and Lit Hub Radio. Let us know what you think of the show on Instagram and Twitter @storyboundpod. *** This show is a part of the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. We encourage you to visit the website and sign up for our newsletter for more information about our shows, launches, and events. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy.  Since you’re listening to Storybound, you might enjoy reading, writing, and storytelling. We’d like to suggest you also try the History of Literature or Book Dreams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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