Milton Glaser, creator of the iconic “I ♥ NY” logo — and a Manhattan graphic designer who revolutionized the visuals of promotion in the 1960s and ’70s — died on Friday on his 91st birthday, according to stories.
The trigger of death was a stroke, his spouse of far more than 50 yrs, Shirley, instructed The New York Situations.
When his neighborhood declare to fame was the graphically catchy, and emoji-prescient, New York brand — imparting the concept “I Really like New York” utilizing just three letters and a heart — the Bronx native was a prolific designer.
His noteworthy designs contain a psychedelic, 1967 poster of Bob Dylan.
Glaser only shut up shop on his Kips Bay offices — a 10,000 sq.-foot Beaux-Arts townhouse where by he assisted uncovered New York Journal — in April of last yr.
“Art is Work” was etched on the glass transom over its front doorway, The Publish pointed out at the time.
In afterwards many years, he and Shirley break up their time in between Manhattan and Woodstock.
“At this issue in our lives, we do nearly nothing at all,” he informed The Write-up in 2017.
“We have a lovely dwelling in Woodstock [NY]. It’s the alternation of those people activities that make a difference.
“After we have been in Woodstock a 7 days or two, we think of NYC as a vacation. The skill to opt for your electrical power stage and natural environment, and emotion you have that option, helps make it delightful.
“At a particular point, you come across you want to commit most of your time alone — in this situation, with your spouse — executing modest points and not going a lot more than 6 or eight blocks from wherever you reside.”