‘Mad Men’ gets a groovy ad campaign for Season 7

03.06.14 4 years ago

“Mad Men” gets a groovy ad campaign for Season 7
Matthew Weiner tapped 84-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser, famous for his advertising work in the ’60s, to capture the late ’60s feel of Season 7. Glaser is responsible for the I ♥ NY logo and many famous advertisements of the ’60s. The result is a very groovy-looking poster that looks like it”s straight out of the late ’60s. PLUS: See the Season 7 poster.

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