Saul Bass

Recent articles about Saul Bass

The name’s Caroff. Joe Caroff

Issue 102, Autumn 2021


Thilo von Debschitz profiles a man who designed some of the best known movie identities of the past six decades.

Beyond the canon

Issue 68, Summer 2008


Introduction to special issue by editor John L. Walters

Twentieth-century Renaissance man

Issue 82, Winter 2011


My generation grew up in awe of a handful of American designers. Pre-eminent among them…


Issue 50, Winter 2003


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

A glimpse of graphic hell

Issue 53, Autumn 2004


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

Changing of the guard

Issue 8, Autumn 1992


American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo, while the new guard shun their elders’ example and adhere to few of the old ‘isms’

Video to go

Issue 9, Summer 1993


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

Recent blog posts about Saul Bass

Books received #30

6 November 2017
Book design, Illustration, Music design, Reviews, Visual culture

This Is Me, Full Stop., Jonny Hannah, Hi-Fi Living, Sardon’s Stampography and drawings of UFOs
Here is yet another selection of books that caught our attention in recent weeks and…

Books received #18

11 April 2016
Book design, Graphic design, Photography, Visual culture

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…

Getting away with murder

2 February 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Music design, Photography, Reviews, Typography, Visual culture

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…