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Debbie Millman

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Debbie Millman is an American writer, educator, artist, curator, and designer who is best known as the host of the podcast Design Matters.
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Life Doesn't Frighten Me book cover
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Maya Angelou - 2018-01-09 (first published in 1993)
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Maya Angelou's poetic celebration of the courage within each person is matched by the daring vision of artist Basquiat, whose childlike style reveals the fanciful imaginings of childhood. In this introduction to poetry and contemporary art, brief biographies of Angelou and Basquiat accompany the text and artwork. Maya Angelou's poetic celebration o...
Debbie Millman
Thanks to @michaelbierut, I’ve accepted the #BookCover2019 challenge from @kioskfonts, sharing 7 book covers w/o any explanations, tagging a new person every day. With this book by Maya Angelou w/illustrations by Jean-Michel Basquiat, I’m passing the challenge on to @jhsilverman      source
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James Joyce - 2020-06-15 (first published in 1922)
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Loosely based on the Odyssey, this landmark of modern literature follows ordinary Dubliners in 1904. Capturing a single day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, his friends Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus, his wife Molly, and a scintillating cast of supporting characters, Joyce pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. Captivat...
Debbie Millman
I also really love a line from Ulysses, which is 'The longest way around is the shortest way home.'      source
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Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works
Erik Spiekermann - 2013-12-23 (first published in 1993)
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A bestselling design classic, Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works has inspired and enlightened designers for 20 years with its bold, engaging design and entertaining approach to type education. In this third edition, internationally acclaimed designer Erik Spiekermann brings the book up to date with an all-new chapter on mobile and web ty...
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The great typographer Eric Spiekermann’s book.      source
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The Voice That Is Great Within Us
American Poetry of the Twentieth Century (Bantam Classics)
Hayden Carruth - 1983-09-01 (first published in 1981)
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This famous anthology includes the works of more than 130 major American poets of the modern period--Robert Frost, Paul Goodman, Carl Sandburg and Gwendolyn Brooks among them--along with short biographies of each....
Debbie Millman
A book that has influenced my life and one that I keep going back to over and over.      source