Milton Glaser recently died on his 91st birthday, yet his legacy as a designer will be felt for a long time, thanks to some iconic graphical work.
Spanning a multitude of industries, his work was bold and colorful, as good graphic design should be. He was a lifelong New Yorker and proud of it, helping to firmly create a stamp on the city’s visual identity.
Below are some of his most memorable and iconic projects.
The 1977 ‘I ♥ NY Campaign’ might be his most well known project.
Iconic logo for New York Magazine.
The cover for Bob Dylan’s 1967 greatest hits album
1987 poster for the World Health Organization
Poster for the show Mad Men in 2014
2014 ‘It’s Not Warming, It’s Dying’ campaign
1984 XIV Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo
1992 Campari poster
The final project Glaser created. Designed during the apex of NYC’s pandemic, this “Together” wordmark is meant to bring people together and remind