Milton Glaser

New exhibit honors Milton Glaser, the Jewish design icon who invented the ‘I Love NY’ logo

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Most New Yorkers recognize the “I Love New York” logo, which can be found on everything from coffee mugs to snow globes to boxer briefs. Fewer, however, might recognize the man behind the logo, Milton Glaser. One of the most prolific graphic designers of the 20th century, his designs helped shape the the experience of New York for the last half century.
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Cleveland Jewish News

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Magazine Created a Southern-California Pop-Culture Aesthetic with the Help of Milton Glaser, Gahan Wilson, and Others (1967-1972)

In the late 1960s, a counterculture-minded media professional could surely have imagined more appealing places to work than the Los Angeles Times. Widely derided as the official organ of the Southern California Babbitt, the paper also put out a bland Sunday supplement called West magazine. But West had the potential to evolve into something more vital — or so seemed to think its editor, Jim Bellows. The creator of “the original New York magazine in the early 1960s,” writes Design Observer’s Steven Heller, Bellows convinced a young adman named Mike Salisbury, “who worked for Carson Roberts Advertising in L.A. (where Ed Ruscha and Terry Gilliam worked), to accept the job as art director.”
Fast Company

What Milton Glaser reveals about the limits of rational design

Today, design is more integrated into the world than ever before. Our profession is ubiquitous, permeating industries, companies, and organizations. This is a great thing for designers—we are needed! We are wanted. We are valued. And the world is benefitting. However, we have to ask ourselves about the unintended consequences of our work. What does it mean for us, as designers, who are often asked to create something new, but always reference what has been done before? What does that mean for how we think and what we make?
Village Voice

A Tribute to Milton Glaser from his Alma Mater, Cooper Union

You know Milton Glaser — he’s the guy who gave the world the “I ♥ NY” logo in 1977 (and its uplifting 9-11 follow-up). That brilliantly spare design alone would have been enough to land the Bronx-born artist in the graphic arts pantheon, but his psychedelic Dylan poster and his covers for New York magazine would also have to be included in any comprehensive slide show of American visual culture. And speaking of covers, check out the images above, back and front covers from the August 23 and August 30, 1976, issues of the Village Voice — two samples of Glaser’s visionary stint as the paper’s design director in the mid-1970s.

In memoriam: Milton Glaser (1929-2020)

Milton Glaser, the American doyen of graphic design who created some of the 20th century’s most influential visual identities, and a leading proponent of design as an instrument of social change, died in Manhattan on Friday, 26 June 2020, on his 91st birthday. Born in The Bronx in 1929,...

milton glaser, creator of 'I ♥ NY' logo, dies aged 91

Born in the bronx of new york city in 1929, glaser went on to establish a prolific career and attain wide recognition in the field of graphic design, most notably for his instantly-recognizable ‘I ♥ NY’ logo, the iconic bob dylan poster design, and co-founding new york magazine in 1968. in may 2000, designboom was fortunate to meet glaser in his new york studio, and you can enjoy the video interview in full here.