The Saul Bass Archive looks back on the trailblazer’s rare poster design

There are few graphic designers who are as influential as Saul Bass. A newly compiled collection of his work, the Saul Bass Archive, proves this in particular, consisting of a multitude of rarities from the designer’s personal collection; from original silkscreen posters to less well-known, non-film posters.

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20 Iconic Film Posters by Saul Bass 

By Jennifer Bass

The man with the Golden Arm by Saul Bass

his collection of 20 iconic film posters by Saul Bass, one of the greatest American designers of the 20th century, is a must for graphic designers and film fans. Each poster is removable and designed to fit the standard frame size 12 x 16 inches.

The posters included are: The Man with the Golden Arm; Saint Joan; Love in the Afternoon; Bonjour Tristesse; The Big Country; Vertigo; Anatomy of a Murder; Exodus; Spartacus; The Magnificent Seven; Advise & Consent; The Cardinal; In Harm’s Way; Bunny Lake is Missing; Seconds; Grand Prix; The Fixer; Such Good Friends; The Shining; Schindler’s List.

The making of seven iconic movie posters – Encyclopedia of Design

As an art director in the 80s and 90s, Tom Martin created some of that era’s most memorable movie posters. In this post, Tony Pierce writes about the creation of seven of Martin’s most iconic posters, including those for Jurassic Park, Do The Right Thing, Twins, and Schindler’s List.

The World’s Rarest Colors – Encyclopedia of Design

Housed within the walls of the Harvard Art Museums – comprised of the Fogg Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, and Arthur M. Sackler Museum – are 2,500 of the world’s rarest pigments.

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