The American graphic designer, Milton Glaser, the graphic designer who created the iconic “I ðŸ’“ NY” logo is dead, aged 91.

He died after he suffered a stroke on Friday, his 91st birthday, his wife Shirley Girton told the New York Times that he also had renal failure.


He also co-founded Push Pin Studios, New York magazine and estblished Milton Glaser Inc. His artwork hasbeen featured in exhibits, posters, logos, advertisements and book covers, his ideas captured the spirit of the 1960s with a few simple colors and shapes. He was the designer on the team that founded New York magazine with Clay Felker in the late ’60s.

“Around our office, of course, he will forever be one of the small team of men and women that, in the late sixties, yanked New York out of the newspaper morgue and turned it into a great American magazine,” the magazine’s obituary of Glaser said.

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