Milton Glaser is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States and a recipient of the lifetime achievement award of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. He opened Milton Glaser, Inc. in 1974, and may be best known for his design of the iconic “I Love New York” campaign.
After 9/11, an updated logo:
In Glimmer: Glaser shows how the simple act of sketching can lead to discovering new ideas.
Currently working on: Glaser continues to run his design firm while also serving as a leading design activist. He has recently worked on, among other things, an attempt to launch a school of sustainable education.
Quote: “Design is the intervention in the flow of events to produce a desired effect.”
TED Talk: Glaser dives deep into a new painting inspired by Piero della Francesca and what makes a convincing poster. (Feb. ’98)