American graphic designerDied when: 91 years 0 days (1092 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Milton Glaser (June 26, 1929 – June 26, 2020) was an American graphic designer.His designs include the I Love New York logo, the psychedelic Bob Dylan poster, and the logos for DC Comics, Stony Brook University, and Brooklyn Brewery.
In 1954, he also co-founded Push Pin Studios, co-founded New York magazine with Clay Felker, and established Milton Glaser, Inc.In 1969, he produced and designed "Short Subject," commonly known as "Mickey Mouse in Vietnam," a short 16mm antiwar film directed by Whitney Lee Savage (father of Adam Savage of Mythbusters).
His artwork has been featured in exhibits, and placed in permanent collections in many museums worldwide.Throughout his long career, he designed many posters, publications and architectural designs.
He received many awards for his work, including the National Medal of the Arts award from President Barack Obama in 2009, and was the first graphic designer to receive this award.