Why designers never retire

At 83 years-old, Milton Glaser is still working. “If I didn’t get up, get dressed and come here, I’d go nuts,” he tells Patrick Baglee in an interview filmed at his New York studio for the upcoming Point conference

At 83 years-old, MIlton Glaser is still working. “If I didn’t get up, get dressed and come here, I’d go nuts,” he tells Patrick Baglee in an interview filmed at his New York studio for the upcoming Point conference

In this teaser, Glaser reveals his motivations for continuing to go to the studio each and every day:




A full-length version of the interview promises to be one of the highlights of the Point event, which will be at RIBA in London on May 2-3. Point has also shot films with photographers Bruce Gilden and Elliot Erwitt in New York which will be shown at the event, as will a rarely seen documentary on the late great Alan Fletcher.

You can find a full list of speakers here

 

 

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  • bob summers

    Wow! Loving that! What great energy and a cue for living life to the full. Don’t stop. Also liking the Point Conference. Looks like a great set of speakers too!

  • http://www.krop.com/clevelandbrady Cle

    What an inspiration, we could all learn something from him.

  • hirdesh vikram

    Sir Hello,
    I agree with you because creativity has no end. When there seems end, it is temporary sir, again the creater
    of world will push your creativity ahead to see fresh things & no end is there for you & me also.

    Thanks & waiting to hear something new from you.

    H Vikram
    india

  • Mr. Cheerful

    I’ll never retire because I’ll never be able to afford not to work. Ever.

    Still, it’s nice to hear from Mr. Glaser that there’s a chance I won’t hate every minute of it.

  • http://www.jameshutcheson.co.uk james Hutcheson

    Always inspiring . . .

  • gillian rogers

    i heart milton glaser

  • Edith Rookes

    Creativity do not age. Society retires it. I at 75 am at my greatest in creating designs. Now, just to find a venue to showcase them.