In the mood to donate to a really good cause? Debbie just designed a fun toy to benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, featuring her favorite Charles Olson poem!
Archive for November, 2011
The recent termination of Hewlett Packard President & CEO Leo Apotheker in late September was hardly a surprise given that his policies and strategies had become more and more unpredictable and perplexing. But what was surprising was that his severance package was somehow valued, by the powers that be, at a staggering $25million. Now I never met the man but it seems pretty clear that he was verging on the incompetent. It also seems clear that he was let go because he wasnâ€™t good enough. So will someone, anyone, tell me why his termination for failure required an accompanying package of $25million.
And Iâ€™ve been carrying a bit of a grudge about this ever since. I mean, when will we learn that success in business needs to be rewarded but that failure mustnâ€™t be. HP was the latest to do the business world a disservice and I have been unable to explain to anyone as to how and why this could still happen given everything that has transpired to corporations in the spotlight over the past few years.
So you can imagine my delight when I started doing some research a few weeks ago on potential replacements for Steve Jobs as our daily point of inspiration (more…)
At 11am EST Today, Debbie Millman-designed gift wrapping paper, along with designs by Cynthia Rowley and Jack Bennett, will debut on One Kings Lane!
Here’s a sneak peak:
A 3-time Peabody and 4-time Emmy awards winner, John Hockenberry has reported for MSNBC, ABC and from all over the world.
John is a journalist, commentator, and co-host of The Takeaway news radio show and this Friday, he reports from Debbie’s booth on designing his own radio show and the state of journalism in the era of Facebook– Tune in at 3pm!
Celsius Lounge at Citi Pond, in Bryant Park, NY
Sterling’s own Mac Love is kicking off the holiday season in style with an eye-popping abstract art exhibition of recent works made by he and his brother, Harrison Love. (more…)
Most people take well-designed products for granted and never question the poorly designed ones. Kathryn Spitzberg as part of the SVA Masters in Branding class found out one’s man quest to question all design. Kathryn had the opportunity to dig a bit deeper into the mind of Dan Formosa, co-founder of Smart Design. For the book Brand Bible, The Complete Guide to Building, Designing and Sustaining Brands, Dan talked in-depth about a brand he holds to the highest standards, OXO Good Grips. >>Read On