Milton GL ASER

He is best known as a graphic designer. and teacher. with the help of two other designers founded and became president of the Push Pin Studio in New York in 1954.BACKGROUND WORK ANALYSIS CONCLUSION REFERENCES Milton GL ASER Milton Glaser was born on June 26. He re-designs numerous magazines. From 1948–51 Glaser studied at the Cooper Union in New York. in New York. On a Fulbright Scholarship from 1952–53. 1929 in New York. From 1975 to 1977 he is the design director of "Village Voice" magazine. He was also editor and co-art director of the "Push Pin Graphic" magazine. illustrator. Glaser. product and graphic design. Beginning in 1961. In 1974 he founds Milton Glaser Inc. In 1978 Glaser designs the corporate identity for the Grand Union Company supermarket chain. Glaser begins to work in interior. Italy with Giorgio Morandi as his mentor. "L´Express". In 1968 he becomes the design director for the "New York Magazine". Glaser studied at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Bologna. and "Jardin des Modes"). In 1983 he founds the company WBMG with Walter Bernard. . He teaches at the Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts in New York. "Esquire". ("Paris Match". furniture. In 1970 he leaves the Push Pin Studio.


The Lincoln Center Gallery in New York. "The Milton Glaser Poster Book". Glaser Stencil).including the famous multicolored Bob Dylan poster). newspapers and periodicals around the world. has dealt with many different design strategies from print graphics (corporate identities.BACKGROUND WORK ANALYSIS CONCLUSION REFERENCES Milton GL ASER Glaser’s work includes posters (Glaser has illustrated and designed over 300 posters-. books ("If Apples had Teeth". designing exhibitions. The AIGA Gallery in New York and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Houdini. logos (Milton Glaser Inc. Babycurls. Glaser founded ‘New York Magazine’ in 1968 with Clay Felker. shopping malls. "Graphic Design" 1975. Milton Glaser has also been an active design educator teaching design at the School of Visual Arts in New York He has had solo exhibitions at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. supermarkets. etc.among them the famous ‘I love new york’ logo which is rumored to be the most frequently imitated logo in history. His work also includes font design (Babyfat.The Houghton Gallery at the Cooper Union in New York.and magazines. 1977.1960. He has worked in environmental and interior design. Baby Teeth. record sleeves. interiors/exteriors of restaurants. Glaser designed more than 50 magazines. With the WBMG studio in 1983. Glaser was president and design director until 1977.) to logos-. etc. hotels. Glaser Stencil: most famous for: .

His work for the city of New York has played an intricate role in the branding of the city. His “I [heart] NY” logo is known around the world and its follow up after September 11 “ I [heart] NY more than ever” became an important image for New Yorkers. ) . Glaser emerged from college at an excellent time for New York. He has become one of the most influential American graphic designers we know today. (Poster for the SVA exhibition at the Visual Arts Gallery in NY.BACKGROUND WORK ANALYSIS CONCLUSION REFERENCES Milton GL ASER Milton Glaser’s career began in a time when the design style was hardening and adhering to stricter rules and guidlines based on the Swiss style that was popular at the time. freestyle illustration broke through the hard linear style. the war and the preceding Depression having just ended and his urban. producing work that was unique and whimsical. As an educator his has reached out to many students and encouraged them to explore their ideas through drawing and the formation of strong concepts.

His influence in the design world through his work and his instruction are undeniable.BACKGROUND WORK ANALYSIS CONCLUSION REFERENCES Milton GL ASER Milton Glaser. The brain then thinks of another idea. And then you do another sketch. "You do a sketch -. I think that drawing is essential -.and the brain examines the sketch and modifies it. which is still fuzzy." Glaser has encouraged his students to retain their necessity to draw. His strong graphic style and illustration technique place him amongst the most famous american graphic designers. and there's a response on the part of the brain. a self proclaimed technophobe. He encourages them to deveop clear concepts rather than slick designs. incidentally.which is why. never touches the computer when he designs. His method of teaching embraces the philosophy that all concepts should be conceived through pen and paper before another medium complicates the process. . and you move in a series of steps toward clarification. "The difference between the brain and the computer has to do with the way the brain works by maintaining its fuzziness. The maintenance of ambiguity is a central part of how the brain works." Glaser says.

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