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Sketch and Finish Milton Glaser

Sketch and Finish

The Journey from Here to There

Milton Glaser

Details: Paperback
Size: 6.5 × 9.5 IN
Pages: 168
Color: 200 color illustrations
Publication Date: 11/03/2020
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616899615

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Design legend Milton Glaser demystifies his creative process in this thoughtful collection of illustrations showing his journey from sketch to finish. Glaser was a truly multidisciplinary designer working in exhibition, interior, and product designs. Sketch and Finish features a variety of projects, from little known to iconic, including the logo. Glaser writes, "The tentativeness in the act of sketching is crucial. Doubt is essential. If you already know the answer before you start, why bother? Conviction is the killer of imagination." He illuminates the crux of each work with grace and a timeless mastery of craft.

Milton Glaser (1929–2020) is best known as the creator of the I ❤ NY logo and a legendary poster of Bob Dylan. He cofounded both the revolutionary Pushpin Studios in 1954 and New York Magazine in 1968. He established Milton Glaser, Inc., in 1974 and teamed with Walter Bernard in 1983 to form WBMG. In 2009, he became the first graphic designer to receive the National Medal of the Arts. He was honored with lifetime achievement awards from the Cooper Hewitt and Smithsonian Design Museum, in 2004 and the Fulbright Association in 2011.