Milton Glaser: the interview

The International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico, in its fifteenth edition, delivers the Gold Medal for Excellence “José Guadalupe Posada” to Milton Glaser, who is one of the most famous designers in the United States. His multiple works, characterized by a visual, creative and conceptual language, have made him a key figure in the field of graphic design. Enjoy the recording of the delivery of this medal, which is awarded to an active creator, or to a participating country that has been characterized by its contributions to the development of graphic design in Mexico.

 

 

Seymour Chwast: the interview

The International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico, in its fifteenth edition, delivers the Gold Medal for Excellence “José Guadalupe Posada” to Seymour Chwast, who as co-founder of Push Pin Studios and director of Pushpin Group, has become in a reference that has made history and shed light on the field of design, since his work has been used in advertising, animated films and editorial, corporate and environmental graphics, and has been collected in museums such as MoMa, the Washington Library and the From Israel. Enjoy the projection of the delivery of this medal, which is awarded to an active creator, or to a participating country that has been characterized by its contributions to the development of graphic design in Mexico.

 

 

Iconográfica

In 2015 the International Poster Biennial in Mexico and more than 70,000 posters in its archive, the BICM donated its vast collection, in favor of the conservation and distribution of its work, to the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí in 2015. Faculty of Habitat, a place to safeguard the archive, will be a graphic research university center created by the UASLP as a space to safeguard one of the most important international poster collections, compiled by the BICM AC. This center will be conceived as a place of academic interaction, research, dissemination and conservation.

English translation: Regina Avendaño

 

 

 

Colección de doodles

Michel Bouvet
This doodle is dedicated to Michel Bouvet, a French designer of Tunisian origin who was born on June 29, 1955.

 

Milton Glaser
This doodle is dedicated to the great Milton Glaser, one of the illustrators who become references for North American design. He was born on June 26, 1929 in New York, United States.

 

Martha Covarrubias
Martha, thanks to your love, effort and support, is that today we exist. After 5 years of your departure you continue missing us, we promise to do it well. The next edition will be in your honor.

 

 

Per Arnoldi
Our doodle is dedicated to Per Arnoldi, a Danish designer and artist. He has worked with many supports, including painting, sculptures, ceramics and posters, was born on May 25, 1941.

 

 

Jules Chéret
Our doodle is dedicated to the great Jules Cheret who was a French painter and lithographer who would become a master of poster art. He was born in Paris, France on June 1, 1836.

 

Eduardo Muñoz Bach
We remember the Cuban poster artist Eduardo Muñoz Bachs, he was born on April 12, 1937 and died in July 2001, and made nearly one thousand posters for the Cuban film industry.

 

Ryszard Kaja

We are very sorry about the death (04/18/2019) of the fantastic Polish designer Ryszard Kaja, a close friend of the International Poster Biennial in Mexico. We honor your legacy with this commemorative doodle.

Saul Bass
Saul Bass revolutionized the design industry with his works and his contribution to the film world, we remember him.

René Azcuy
Today we begin a new stage at the International Poster Biennial in Mexico and we dedicate our first commemorative doodle to our dear friend, René Azcuy, who died yesterday (03/25/2019) in the city of Miami, thanks for your legacy, René.

Xavier Bermúdez

Design in Mexico is today a land carved thanks to you, Xavier Bermúdez, a man of leaps and bounds who without fear in his eyes had the strength in the spirit of doing what today is one of the oldest biennials of the cartel in the world. Thank you for coming to this planet to teach us that true teachers do not give up and to give us what for many is our conviction ex officio. Long live you, unstoppable Xavier. Happy Birthday! (03/29/1953)