A master of historical styles and movements, graphic designer Seymour Chwast is known for his diverse body of work, and lasting influence on American visual culture.
In my last blog about Tadanori Yokoo, the Japanese graphic designer and illustrator, I mentioned that one of his quoted influences was the work of Push Pin Studios in New York, particularly that of Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwaste. Over the next couple of blogs I will show a thread of connections through the work of certain illustrators. Seymour Chwast was born in Bronx, New York on 18 August 1931 and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cooper Union art school in 1951. With Milton…