An Artist at Work: Inside the Studio with Seymour Chwast skillshare originals badge

Seymour Chwast, Designer, Illustrator

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10 Lessons (45m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Biography

    • 3. War

    • 4. The Push Pin Graphic

    • 5. Recognition

    • 6. Books

    • 7. Later Series

    • 8. Process Video

    • 9. Looking Ahead

    • 10. What's Next?


About This Class

Let the history of design fuel your creativity today.

This class is unlike anything else you've seen on Skillshare. Combining the best of a career retrospective and master seminar, you'll join iconic designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast to explore his decades-long career — and ways to bring a clever, creative sensibility into your own work.

Each bite-sized lesson features exclusive interview footage, exploring:

  • Seymour's creative process
  • 100+ projects that defined 20th-century visual culture
  • How artists can use style & wit to respond to the needs of their time

Plus, the class resources are packed with links and reading to further your creative journey.

One of the most influential designers and illustrators of the last century, Seymour is perhaps best known for co-founding Push Pin Studios with Milton Glaser in 1954; their work was honored and exhibited at the Louvre Museum in Paris in 1970. Seymour is also a member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame and a recipient of the AIGA Medal.

Whether you're eager to appreciate great design or you're a professional seeking to regain your creative spark, you'll love exploring the world of Seymour Chwast.



Selection of Work by Seymour Chwast via the Seymour Chwast Archive