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Saul Bass Presentation

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My honors assignment for New Media Design III at Hofstra University. I was required to give a presentation on Saul Bass, one of the world's greatest designers. Video clips will not play.

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Saul Bass Presentation

  1. 1. Saul Bass Logos and Posters and Motion, Oh My!Corie Kupferberg | Honors Assignment Fall 2011 | New Media Design III
  2. 2. Design is thinking made visual.
  3. 3. A Bronx Tale Fruit stalls & StorefrontsArt Students League G. Kepes and the ADC Hollywood
  4. 4. Television
  5. 5. Playhouse 90, CBS, opening (1956)The Frank Sinatra Show, ABC, opening (1957) Baby Magic, Mennen (1962) History of Invention, IBM (1962) Bridgestone Tires (1963) Hallmark Hall of Fame (1964) The Kid, RCA (1968)
  6. 6. Print Design
  7. 7. Love in the AfternoonDirected by Billy WilderJune 30, 1957
  8. 8. West Side StoryDirected by Jerome Robbins & Robert WiseOctober 18, 1961
  9. 9. The ShiningDirected by Stanley KubrickMay 23, 1980
  10. 10. Carmen JonesDirected by Otto PremingerOctober 28, 1954
  11. 11. Title SequencesWhere it all began.
  12. 12. Otto Preminger+Carmen Jones+Saul Bass+Movie Poster=The first of many title sequence designs
  13. 13. The Man With the Golden ArmDirected by Otto PremingerFebruary 12, 1955
  14. 14. Directors and producers began to notice.Saul Bass was the best of the best.
  15. 15. Ocean’s 11Directed by Lewis MilestoneFebruary 12, 1955
  16. 16. North by NorthwestDirected by Alfred HitchcockJuly 28, 1959
  17. 17. It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldDirected by Stanley KramerNovember 7, 1963
  18. 18. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) Vertigo (1958) Psycho (1960) Spartacus (1960) Exodus (1960) West Side Story (1961) Grand Prix (1966)
  19. 19. Big (1988)The War of the Roses (1989) GoodFellas (1990) Cape Fear (1991) Doc Hollywood (1991)The Age of Innocence (1993) Casino (1995)
  20. 20. First impressions are everything.
  21. 21. Retired? I may as well go intodeep freeze. There’s toomuch fun. I love what I do.There’s nothing I don’t like. Iwork hard. It’s my life. It’swhat I do. I find it fascinating.- Saul Bass
  22. 22. 6 Chapters in Design: Bass,Chermayeff, Glaser, Rand,Tanaka, Tomaszewskiby Philip B. MeggsSaul BassA Life in Film & Designby Jennifer Bass, Pat Kirkham
  23. 23. Thank you

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