Saul Bass - Psychology series for Harper Collins

"Saul Bass born on May 8th, 1920 in Bronx, New York was one of the greatest graphic designers of the 20th century. He became known for designing brilliant animated sequences for motion pictures. In his 40+ year career he did work for the best Hollywood movie makers including Otto Preminger, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese just to name a few.

He did work for numerous movies, including classics such as Psycho, Casino, West Side Story, Anatomy of a Murder and dozens of others. He won numerous awards, including an oscar in 1969 for best documentary for “Why Men Creates.” In 1965 won Lion of San Marco award for Best Film about Adolescence for the film “The Searching Eye”. In 1994 won Time-Machine Honorary Award and in 1984 won Special Award for the movie “Quest.” He is also well known in the publishing/advertising industry, for example, he designed the corporate identity of United Airlines as well as poster for the Los Angeles Olympic games in 1984. He had a very successful career working on some of the best movies of the 20th century, he died on April 25h, 1996 in Los Angeles.” [saulbass.net]

Posted on June 21st, 2013 with 958 notes
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    God I love Saul bass and all of his work, such a design genius
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