Milton Glaser | Biography, Life, Work, Logos and Awards

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser (1929 – Present)

Milton Glaser is recognized worldwide as one of the most influential graphic designers in history. Born in New York City on June 26, 1929, he graduated from Cooper Union and established Push Pin Studios with fellow Cooper graduates Edward Sorel, Seymour Chwast and Reynold Ruffins in 1954.

Glaser created two of the world’s most famous logos; the I Love New York logo and the “DC bullet” logo used by DC Comics from 1977 to 2005. He launched New York Magazine with noted journalist Clay Felker in 1968.

Milton has numerous awards and accolades, both national and international, to his credit and his work has been exhibited widely in various art galleries and museums throughout the world. A few awards he has received include, The Philadelphia Museum Medal, The Art Directors Club Gold Medal, The Society of Illustrators Gold Medal, The St. Gaudens Medal for outstanding accomplishment from The Cooper Union, and the American Institute of Graphic Arts Medalist Award. He was also awarded four honorary doctorate degrees.

Milton Glaser Elsewhere:

Official website
Milton Glaser: Designboom interview

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