If you are in USA, you will be lucky to see these images across buses and billboards to promote the seventh and, sadly, final season on Matthew Weiner’s incredible, Golden Globe winning Mad Men that starts April 13 on AMC.
Matthew Weiner is an association to everything connected to the 60´s graphic design and commercial illustration.
His work was prolific during the 1960s, marking a shift in way graphic design and advertising agencies worked and influencing the generations that followed.
Graphic designer Milton Glaser is also known for his Bob Dylan poster, which features the famous psychedelic locks of hair, he worked closely with Italian brands Campari and Olivetti and he is also founded New York Magazine with Clay Felker in 1968, the brasher and more upfront brother of The New Yorker.
Glaser’s design discipline’s knew no boundaries and his graphic work can be found in all areas of design, from corporate logos and record sleeves all the way through to product design and interior design. His style is revolutionary and iconic of the time.
Born in NYC in 1929, Milton Glaser studied at the Cooper Union Art School in New York and won a Fulbright scholarship to the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy. In 1955 he co-founded Push Pin Studios, invigorating the graphic design scene. He went on to found Milton Glaser Inc. and has also taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York that has been one of America’s most respected programs for over 30 years.
The New Series of AMC’S Mad Men starts April 13.