How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer

  • by Debbie Millman
  • Narrated by Nicole Vilencia
  • 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Revealing, intimate interviews with 19 giants of graphic design
Take a peek inside the heads of some of the world's greatest living graphic designers. How do they think, how do they connect to others, what special skills do they have? In honest and revealing interviews, nineteen designers, including Stefan Sagmeister, Michael Beirut, David Carson, and Milton Glaser, share their approaches, processes, opinions, and thoughts about their work with noted brand designer Debbie Millman. The internet radio talk host of Design Matters, Millman persuades the greatest graphic designers of our time to speak frankly and openly about their work. How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer offers a rare opportunity to observe and understand the giants of the industry.

Designers include Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, Chip Kidd, many more
Probing questions from a top interviewer and branding executive
Unique, compelling insights and inspirations


Audible Editor Reviews

President of the design division of Sterling Brands and the American Institute of Graphic Arts, contributing editor at Print Magazine, and noted writer, Debbie Millman wrangles 19 of the best designing minds into one probing and insightful book. How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer is drawn from interviews with luminaries and is based around the essential questions, "How do you think? How do you connect to others? What are your special skills?" Pleasingly performed by Nicole Vilencia, Millman’s audiobook includes interviews with sages such as Stefan Sagmeister, Milton Glaser, and Paula Scher.


What the Critics Say

"A delightful opportunity to eavesdrop on some of the most curious and creative minds of our time." (Malcolm Gladwell, author, The Tipping Point and Blink)
"A journey to discover the motivations, ambitions and frustrations of successful designers working hard in a volatile profession." ( Communication Arts)
"Anyone who struggles daily to create great work will be inspired and encouraged by these intimate glimpses into remarkable minds." (Joyce Rutter Kaye, Editor-in-Chief, Print magazine)


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Motivational Insight

Now on my third, consecutive study of this insightful gaze into the minds of the 21st Century's commercial, artisan masters.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-05-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios