Milton Glaser 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, New York; and at the Georges Pompidou Center, Paris. In 2004, he was selected for the lifetime achievement award of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. In 2009, he was the first graphic designer to receive the National Medal of Arts. As a Fulbright scholar, Glaser studied with the painter Giorgio Morandi in Bologna, and is an articulate spokesman for the ethical practice of design. He is a co-founder of Push Pin Studios, along with Seymour Chwast and Edward Sorel, and also of New York Magazine. He opened Milton Glaser, Inc. in 1974 and continues to produce a prolific amount of work in many fields of design to this day.