A Visual History of Saul Bass Title Designs


If you don’t have Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design in your clutches yet (tsk, tsk) there’s a supercut highlighting the title sequence god’s career that should hold you over until you hit the bookstore. Editor Ian Albinson — best known for his credits savvy site, Art of the Title — put together a brief visual history of Bass’ contributions to the film and television worlds. The graphic, surreal, elegant, and playful designs for famous films like Psycho and The Seven Year Itch are all featured here — reminding us why Bass’ timeless artistry remains so popular today. Click past the break for a peek.

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