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Art director

Walter Bernard, American art director. Recipient numerous Gold and Silver medals. Member Society Publication Designers (president 1993-1994).


Bernard, Walter was born on July 2, 1937 in Jersey City.


Designer, Ingenue Magazine, New York City, until 1962;designer, American Heritage, New York City, 1962-1964;assistant art director, Esquire Magazine, New York City, 1964-1968;art director, New York Magazine, New York City, 1968-1977;art director, Time Magazine, New York City, 1977-1980;partner, principal, Walter Bernard & Milton Glaser, New York City, since 1983. Teacher Cooper Union, New York University. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Designer, consultant for numerous publications including Washington Post, La Vanguardia (Barcelona), O Globo (Rio de Janeiro), Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Dallas Times Herald, East Hampton Star, L'Espresso (Italy), Time, Fortune, United States News & World Report, Adweek, Mississippi, Money, The Nation, L'Express (Paris), Barron's. Designer movie titles (with Milton Glaser) Sleepless in Seattle, 1993, You've Got Mail, 1998. Co-creator (visual 20th-century encyclopedia) Our Times.


Member Society Publication Designers (president 1993-1994).