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Pentagram Puts Polish On The Spirit Awards' Indie Cred

"It looks like Saul Bass and Jean-Luc Godard had a baby," says Pentagram's Emily Oberman. For more than 30 years, the Film Independent Spirit Awards has been held a day or two before the Oscars to recognize the independent films and filmmakers all too often overlooked by the Academy Awards. Read Full Story

Film Review: Body (Dir. Dan Berk, Robert Olsen)

Body Dir. Dan Berk, Robert Olsen [Oscilloscope; 2015] Rating: 1.5/5 Intrigued by its Saul Bass inspired poster, and then ?nally nudged over the edge by a press kit comparison with Hitchcock’s Rope, I gave Body a shot mainly to see if it managed to capture that weird, unsettling, and measured feel of Hitchcock’s suspense ?lms. Show More Summary

Icycle: On Thin Ice - Icycle: On Thin Ice Review

(Editor’s Note: Icycle, one of the best games of 2013 has been updated with a new chapter including 7 new locations.) Are you familiar with the works of a man named Saul Bass? During the ’70s and ’80s he was one of the most iconic graphic-designers/artists the nation had ever seen. Show More Summary

The Pregnant Moment

Saul Bass, who designed iconic logos for AT&T, United Airlines, and other prominent companies, once said that design "is thinking made visible." Bass understood that some of the best branding relies on tension and a sense of anticipation--the...Show More Summary

Saul Bass on his approach to designing movie title sequences

6 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

In 1977, Herbert Yager interviewed designer and title sequence designer Saul Bass about his approach to designing opening title sequences for films such as North by Northwest, Vertigo, and Psycho. I began as a graphic designer. As part of my work, I created film symbols for ad campaigns. Show More Summary

There's a Saul Bass-Inspired Video Game — Design News

Pin it As prolific as legendary graphic designer Saul Bass was, he never designed a video game. Now, we can imagine what it would be like with NotDoba, a deconstructed version of chess that borrows Bass' signature style. READ MORE »

Chess Deconstructed: Inside The Saul Bass Tribute-Turned-Video Game

NotDoba is an addictive little game that looks and sounds like a Saul Bass credit sequence come to life. The legendary Saul Bass was one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century, lending his unique unique vision to everything from corporate logos to motion picture title sequences. Show More Summary

Try a stylish, Saul Bass-inspired two-player duel

7 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

https://youtu.be/MedgUUah1fw Designer Adam Curtis has made a two-player flash game called NotDOBA, inspired by the aesthetics struck by 60s graphic designer Saul Bass. Visually it looks as neat as you'd expect. Curtis says he hopes the turn-based two-player game will appeal to fans of fast-paced local multiplayer works like Samurai Gunn or Nidhogg. Show More Summary

1969 Bell System logo redesign pitch video by Saul Bass

8 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

From 1969, this is the video that Saul Bass made to pitch AT&T on a new corporate identity. What a time capsule. Here's the logo, which remained in use until 1983, when Bass designed the "Death Star" logo to replace it. Tags: AT&T design logos Saul Bass video

Watch: Legendary Designer Saul Bass Explains Why We Create

A short film from 1968 explores the history of human creativity, as well as Saul Bass's creative process. Saul Bass is best known for his amazing title sequences (The Man With A Golden Arm, North By Northwest), film posters (Vertigo, The Shining), and corporate logos (AT&T, United Airlines). Show More Summary

Saul Bass' best film title design work

10 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

Saul Bass designed the opening sequences for dozens of films, including North by Northwest, Psycho, West Side Story, and Goodfellas. Here's a look at some of his best work: (via art of the title) Tags: design movies Saul Bass video

Great Job, Internet!: Check out Saul Bass’ rejected Shining posters that Stanley Kubrick didn’t like

Saul Bass is a legend in the world of graphic design and created many of the iconic logos that helped define the aesthetic of corporate advertising in the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. If you’ve ever stared at the simple perfection of classic logos for AT&T, Quaker Oats, Dixie, and the United Way, you can thank Mr. Show More Summary

What if text games were more like Saul Bass sequences?

Jake Elliott, who made Kentucky Route Zero along with Tamas Kemenczy and Ben Babbitt, is passionate about the role of text in games -- and he believes typographical choices can make a surprising impact on player experiences.

A Supercut of Iconic Title Sequences Designed by Legendary Film Artist Saul Bass

last yearHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

YouTube user FlaneurSolitaire has created a supercut highlighting some of the most iconic title sequences created by legendary film artist Saul Bass (previously) over the course of 40 years, from 1955’s The Man with the Golden Arm to the 1995 Martin Scorsese film, Casino. via Open Culture

Waxwork Releases Details For ‘Phase IV’ Vinyl OST

Waxwork Records has announced the full details for their upcoming vinyl release of Phase IV, the 1974 sci-fi/thriller directed by Saul Bass. This is the first time that the soundtrack will be released in any format! The unique, psychedelic synth-driven score is composed by Brian Gascoigne and David Briscoe, and full packaging artwork has been […]

Saul Bass: famous movie title sequences from Preminger to Scorsese

last yearHumor : Boing Boing

Saul Bass (1920-1996) was the inventor and master of modern movie title designs. Using bold shapes, repeating patterns, and simple animation played against a jazz soundtrack, his sequences were instantly recognizable, and had the magical...Show More Summary

Watch This: Saul Bass directed only one feature—and it’s about super-intelligent ants

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: As part of Horrors Week, we’re recommending some of the finest (or just weirdest) killer-animal flicks money can buy. Phase IV...Show More Summary

Saul Bass-like Game of Thrones Title Sequence

“Since I love Saul Bass, the 60?s, and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an … Read more posts by Gian Bautista

Game of Thrones – 60’s/Saul Bass Style Title Sequence

From Milan Vuckovic: Since I love Saul Bass, the 60’s and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an alternative title sequence. Here is the result. Enjoy! [Milan Vuckovic]

Saul Bass-like Game of Thrones Title Sequence

“Since I love Saul Bass, the 60?s and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an … Read more posts by Gian Bautista

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