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Saul Bass

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Design is Thinking Made Visual

Saul Bass was an American graphics designer who is credited with modernizing film title sequences and posters.
The minimalist auteur who put a jagged arm in motion in 1955 and created an entire film genre...and elevated it into an art.

~ New York Times
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The Man With The Golden Arm

The arm was chosen as the central image to match the movie's theme of heroin addiction

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North By Northwest

The grid is elaborated as an intrinsic part of the sequence. The ambiguity means that, in its earliest stages, we are encouraged to consider various other possibilities.

~ The Guardian

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A deeply unneverving funhouse-mirror collection of refracted, warped and split close-ups of a face is the perfect introduction to Frankenheimer's examination of identity

~ Oliver Lyttleton

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A small tribute to the pioneer of the film title, Saul Bass

(Still a work in progress.)

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