Milton Glaser is one of the most celebrated graphic designer in the United States. A founder, with Seymour Chwast, of the Push Pin Studio, he is best known for his poster designs.He also founded New York Magazine with Clay Felker in 1968

On Feb 25th, 2010, Milton Glaser received the The National Medal of Arts. The award was presented by President Obama in the East Room of The White House. Milton was the first designer to receive this honor.

Glaser is known not only for his intelligent design but also for his illustration and drawing technique.His combination of graphical elements with well-informed and well-schooled illustration talents are evident in a majority of the work. He draws, with a pen, brush, and paper.

The students and designers Glaser regards highly “develop ideas before they go to the computer, and then they go to the computer at a point which the idea has been tested.”.

On his website you can read lots of interesting interviews about different artistic approaches and his beliefs of illustrations.

His ten Principles:

1.YOU CAN ONLY WORK FOR PEOPLE THAT YOU LIKE.

2.IF YOU HAVE A CHOICE NEVER HAVE A JOB.

3.SOME PEOPLE ARE TOXIC AVOID THEM.

4.PROFESSIONALISM IS NOT ENOUGH or THE GOOD IS THE ENEMY OF THE GREAT.

5.LESS IS NOT NECESSARILY MORE.

6.STYLE IS NOT TO BE TRUSTED.

7.HOW YOU LIVE CHANGES YOUR BRAIN.

8.DOUBT IS BETTER THAN CERTAINTY

9.ON AGING.

10.TELL THE TRUTH.

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