Milton Glaser, creator of the iconic “I ♥ NY” symbol — and a Manhattan graphic designer who revolutionized the visuals of promoting in the 1960s and ’70s — died on Friday on his 91st birthday, according to stories.
The lead to of death was a stroke, his wife of more than 50 years, Shirley, told The New York Instances.
When his neighborhood declare to fame was the graphically catchy, and emoji-prescient, New York symbol — imparting the concept “I Adore New York” working with just 3 letters and a coronary heart — the Bronx native was a prolific designer.
His noteworthy patterns include a psychedelic, 1967 poster of Bob Dylan.
Glaser only closed up shop on his Kips Bay workplaces — a 10,000 square-foot Beaux-Arts townhouse where he aided located New York Journal — in April of previous calendar year.
“Art is Work” was etched on the glass transom over its front door, The Submit noted at the time.
In later decades, he and Shirley split their time concerning Manhattan and Woodstock.
“At this stage in our life, we do pretty much nothing,” he informed The Post in 2017.
“We have a stunning household in Woodstock [NY]. It is the alternation of individuals activities that matter.
“After we have been in Woodstock a 7 days or two, we consider of NYC as a getaway. The skill to opt for your electrical power degree and surroundings, and emotion you have that selection, would make it pleasant.
“At a specified level, you discover you want to spend most of your time by yourself — in this circumstance, with your wife — executing modest factors and not likely more than six or eight blocks from the place you dwell.”