Debbie Millman: What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking

AIGA Philadelphia is proud to present Debbie Millman: What We Talk About When We Talk About Talking

Best-Practices on How to Interview Anyone for Anything

Debbie Millman, host of the award-winning Design Matters podcast, has interviewed nearly 500 of the world's most creative and inventive artists, designers, musicians, writers, musicians and performers over the past 17 years.

Develop your own interview skills as Debbie leads this webinar based on her upcoming book, "Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World's Most Creative People."

Takeaways include how to:

  • Begin and immediately engage the interviewee
  • Research your interviewees to develop original questions
  • Listen proactively and retain content throughout the interview
  • Strategize and conduct an interview like a game of billiards
  • Introduce difficult topics and understand the limits
  • Conclude the interview and leave the audience satisfied

Along with this webinar of interviewing best practices, join Debbie for a Q&A about her upcoming book Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People and get a sneak peak on how it was done.


Debbie Millman is a designer, author, educator and the host of the award-winning podcast Design Matters, one of the first and longest running podcasts in the world. She is also co-founder and chair of the world’s first graduate program in branding at the School of Visual Arts; editorial director of Print magazine; and the author of seven books on design and branding. She has worked on the design and strategy of over 200 of the world’s biggest brands. Twitter and IG: @debbiemillman

This event is pay what you wish with 50% of the proceeds distributed to the AIGA Scholarship Fund. The AIGA Philadelphia Scholarship Fund is an annual scholarship program that will support local design students by awarding financial assistance to pursue their education. Learn more.

When & Where
Wed, Jan 26, 2022 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST