This rug collection came about as a result of an accidental encounter between Shakespeare, Africa and Nani Marquina. Glaser believes that ultimately all things are connected and that the role of the artist is to discover the inevitable relationship that exists between everything. Sometimes this is difficult and other times it’s a piece of cake.
Original from New York, Milton Glaser is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the world. A prolific illustrator and designer, he is renowned for his CD and book designs, posters and logos, including the iconic I (heart) NY.
As a Fulbright scholar, Glaser studied with the painter, Giorgio Morandi in Bologna. He co-founded the revolutionary Push Pin Studios in 1954 and the New York Magazine in 1968. In 1974, he launched Milton Glaser, Inc. where he continues to produce prodigious amount of work.