Saul Bass – “Design is thinking made visual”

Saul Bass was an illustrator who provided the film industry with many of its most recognizable movie posters. His unique and simple style was emblematic of the 60s mod look, and continues to be replicated today. Read more about Saul Bass here, see his posters here, and anticipate a new publication of his work by Pat Kirkham and Martin Scorcese here.

Here are some of his most famous posters:

The Man with the Golden Arm, one of Frank Sinatra’s best films:

More after the jump:

Advise and Consent:

West Side Story:

North by Northwest, starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint:

Vertigo, By Alfred Hitchcock:


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