The 86th Academy Awards are this weekend, and we hope you've been paying attention to all our awards coverage throughout the week. As we head into Oscar weekend, Graphic artist Geminianum has put together some pretty cool posters, inspired by the work of Saul Bass, that honor some of this year's Best Picture nominees. Show More Summary
So great. (I love that Argo used the Saul Bass logo, which was period correct for 1980.) ?
It’s been almost four decades since Saul Bass whipped up the jaunty Avery logo, its leaning red triangle of paperclips a beacon on many a binder, label, and even the collection of Hermès knockoff totes rolled out under the “Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery” brand. Show More Summary
James are: Tim Booth (vocals), Jim Glennie (bass), Larry Gott (guitars), Saul Davies (guitar, violin), Mark Hunter (keyboards), David Baynton-Power (drums) and Andy Diagram (trumpet). They’ve been around since 1982, which seems like a millennium for those who believe in such things as time. After taking a break for six years, the band are ready […]
Who directed the infamous shower scene in Psycho? Yesterday, Open Culture highlighted Vashi Nedomansky’s recent attempt to answer this question in video-essay form. Saul Bass did the storyboards for the scene, and Nedomansky has placed...Show More Summary
And other celebrations of women in design, in MoMA's current exhibit, Designing Modern Women, 1890-1990. Take that, patriarchy! Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Saul Bass, Dieter Rams, Jony Ive. It doesn't take a genius to note that the design stars of the past century have been mostly men. Show More Summary
Why man creates de Saúl Bass from cuando los grandes eran cortos2 on Vimeo. Perhaps it's because I'm a child of cinema studies and 70s Sesame Street, but I can't get enough of this Saul Bass short. Oh, and that...
Saul Bass was a man of many talents. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker to graphic designer, his exacting aesthetic made his touch an instant brand. His most recognizable work includes the title sequences for famous films like North by Northwest, Ocean’s 11, and Psycho. Show More Summary
Movie title sequences have become a subject of renewed fascination in recent years, with fans putting together video histories of the opening titles in James Bond movies, in the work of the legendary Saul Bass, and in the whole history of cinema. Show More Summary
Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the Internet’s favourite past-times of late, but the staid results — while occasionally clever — lack heart. Passion. Excitement. More »
Remaking movie posters into ultra-minimal cinematic tributes has been one of the internet’s favorite past-times of late, but the staid results—while occasionally clever—lack heart. Passion. Excitement. Like that of mid-century graphic design legend Saul Bass, who was the king of the film poster and title sequence. Show More Summary
To celebrate Alfred Hitchcock’s 114th birthday, two [i]Guardian[/i] designers come up with an infographic inspired by the iconic credit sequences of Saul Bass. There are a sizable number of morbid obsessions that tend to recirculateShow More Summary
Now THIS is very cool. If you are a fan of Stanley Kubrick's 1980 classic THE SHINING (and why wouldn't you be?), then you will find these images very interesting indeed. Artist Saul Bass was tasked with creating the artworkShow More Summary
Again, the red lips, the worried eyes, the dark eye, enter the dark eye and stop right there in the darkness... Now replace Saul Bass's galaxies of mystery with the opening of this video, which concerns a tiny section of a mouse's brain... Show More Summary
For over 20 years, I was a vintage movie poster dealer; owner of The Reel Poster Gallery and consultant for Christies, London. I curated movie poster exhibitions worldwide and published several books on movie posters. Throughout this time I was constantly asked, 'What is my favourite poster?'
Camera Ready–Hardy Amies takes a turn for the cinematic when approaching the spring/summer 2014 season. Inspired by the work of the late graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, Hardy Amies design director Mehmet Ali lends the brand’s man the ultimate sartorial flair. Tailored impeccably to form, suiting separates mix colors and prints with the utmost [...]
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Vertigo, Hitchcock's 1958 classic just celebrated its 55th anniversary and rhizome released an interesting bit of information about the movie. As with the other "late" Hitchcock movies, the opening sequences (designed by Saul Bass) correspond with motifs from the movie itself. Show More Summary
Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 46 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: The Last Hope Ray [...]
Saul Bass was behind some of the most indelible intro title sequences in movie history. Casino, North By Northwest, Vertigo. He died in 1996, and just a few days ago, Google broke out a Doodle for his birthday. And now here's a pretty damn great nerd tribute on top. Four movie posters for Game of Thrones, in Bass's signature style. Read more...