Milton Glaser

He is an American designer and illustrator. Milton Glaser studies at the Cooper Union in New York and then completes his training in Italy with the Bolognese painter Giorgio Morandi. The works by Glaser are always characterized by immediacy, originality and an apparent simplicity. He uses any kind of mean and style for his graphic projects. They comprise manifestos, logos, book straps, covers for music albums, numerous advertisements and illustrations for magazines. In 1974, he founds his own studio, the Milton Glaser Inc. He has been working in numerous projects. Among these, the creation of the logo INY has become an icon of the international contemporary graphic scenario. His works are exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and in the Pompidou Center in Paris. In 2009, the former President of the United States Barack Obama awarded him the National Medal of Arts, for his extraordinary contribution to the development of Graphic Art.