Saul Bass

Recent articles about Saul Bass

Twentieth-century Renaissance man

Issue 82, Winter 2012

Review

My generation grew up in awe of a handful of American designers.…

Pre-postmodernity

Issue 50, Winter 2003

Feature

Does a small book from nearly 30 years ago encapsulate a ‘golden age’?

A glimpse of graphic hell

Issue 53, Autumn 2004

Opinion

Whatever ideological stance they take, designers must at least believe in design

Changing of the guard

Issue 8, Autumn 1993

Opinion

American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo…

Video to go

Issue 9, Summer 1993

Feature

Video packaging is an area of graphics both marginal and ubiquitous. Who decides how it looks?

Recent blog posts by Saul Bass

Books received #18

11 April 2016

A Smile in the Mind, London A to Z, Jean Tinguely, Bad Bonn Song Book and Eating With The Eyes
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks … all reviewed in no more than 140 characters.

Getting away with murder

2 February 2012

Good, bad and ugly cover ‘tributes’: a new spin on the death of music design.
The album cover may have lost its mojo as far as contemporary culture is concerned, but its classic era (from Blue Note to 4AD, say) maintains a powerful grip on the imaginations of music-loving designers, writes John L. Walters.