Milton Glaser

An interview with hat-trick

As well as offering a detailed look at the studio’s recent work, hat-trick’s latest book – 240pp of thoughts – also features an interview with founders Jim Sutherland and Gareth Howat. Writer Nick Asbury asks the questions – and gets some interesting answers. The full Q&A is republished here

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead, including Push Pin Studios exhibiton at Kemistry London, AGI Open conference in London, reopening of the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft in Sussex, St Bride Library mini conference on book design, Moving Stories: Children’s Books from Page to Screen at the National Media Museum in Bradford, the art of designer MacDonald Gill at PM Gallery Ealing, Recon festival in Leeds, graphic art from Aaron Rose in Berlin, and Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam …

The Seymour & Milton show

East London’s Kemistry Gallery has launched an exhibition of Seymour Chwast and Milton Glaser’s work for Push Pin Studios. Here’s a look at the show – and some words of wisdom from an 83-year-old Glaser.

Alphabets to Octopuses: Children’s books and designers

Every graphic designer seems to have a children’s book in them, writes hat-trick’s Jim Sutherland. Having just recently helped to create one, he considers why so many in the profession, including Alan Fletcher, Paul Rand and Milton Glaser, have decided to work – and play – in the medium

Going to plan

Christian Borstlap is exactly where he always wanted to be – doing what he loves for a living, and spreading his distinctive brand of creativity. By Anna Richardson Taylor

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

London gets Point

May 2013 will see the launch of a new design conference for London. Point aims “to celebrate excellence in design and its influence on contemporary culture and society”

GraphicDesign& Everything

Publishers GraphicDesign& have ambitious plans this weekend: they aim to start an online archive of objects that illustrate graphic design’s connection to, well, everything else. And they need your help to contribute examples

Thanks But…

Sometimes the work that never made it is more interesting than the work that did – Thanks But No Thanks is a show of rejected work gathered from designers and illustrators in Europe and the US. On Sunday May 6 the work will be auctioned to raise money for Battersea Dogs’ Home

Hillman Curtis

New York-based designer and filmmaker Hillman Curtis, whose series of documentaries profiled leading figures in the creative industries, has died aged just 51