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Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser (b.1929) is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States. He has had the distinction of one-man-shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Georges[…]

To famed artist and designer Milton Glaser, “everybody’s biggest obstacle is stupidity.”

Question: What is the biggest obstacle that you've had to overcome in your career?

Milton Glaser: The biggest obstacle I've had to overcome? Well I think everybody's biggest obstacle is stupidity. I mean, not knowing what you were doing or being in over your head, but it's an odd thing. I don't say this with any great arrogance or anything, but I have had the most easy life. Everything I ever dreamed I would want to accomplish, excuse me for this, but basically, I have done. I do not, at this point, experience my life as having in any way been difficult.

Recorded on: August 27, 2009