Milton Glaser was born in New York in 1929 he is among the world most celebrated graphic designers. A prolific illustrator and designer he was the famous designer of Bob Dylan poster and the 'I ♥ NY' logo.
In 2009, he was the first graphic designer to receive the National Medal of the Arts award, and has enjoyed solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris. Honoured with lifetime achievement awards from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (2004) and the Fulbright Association (2011), Glaser is an articulate spokesman for ethical design practises.
In 2011 we launched a collaboration with Milton Glaser, a result of an accidental encounter between Shakespeare, Africa and Nani Marquina
The Milton Glaser collection is based on his belief that all things are ultimately connected and the role of the artist is to discover the inevitable relationship between everything. This search for answers is sometimes difficult and at other times, a piece of cake.
African Pattern has 3 different models are based on Milton's original patterns.