Milton Glaser was born in 1929 in The Bronx, New York City and throughout his career, he personally designed and illustrated more than 400 posters including a famous psychedelic poster of Bob Dylan. The poster, for Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits, was one of Glaser’s first posters. One of Milton Glaser’s other famous works is his “I Love New York” logo which he designed in 1977. His logo is now a pop culture icon and can be seen everywhere in New York City.
“I do not want to say I’m a product designer. I’ve been trying all my life to not be categorized, to learn something and then to forget about it.”—Milton Glaser
Milton Glaser was a celebrated American graphic designer whose famous work included the “I Love New York” logo, a psychedelic Bob Dylan poster, and the logo for DC Comics. He was the first graphic designer to receive the National Medal of the Arts award from President Barack Obama in 2009.