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Today’s Awesome Google Doodle Will Make You Want To Grab A Bucket Of Popcorn



Today’s Google doodle is a tribute to graphic designer Saul Bass, the man who worked with Hollywood film greats, like Alfred Hitchcock, Otto Preminger, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese. Bass, who would have been 93 today, also created the AT&T logo — twice — and other iconic logos, from the 1950’s to the 1990’s, until his death in 1996.

Right now is a great time to take a few moments to enjoy Google’s video doodle (watch it in full-screen mode,) below, and then relive some of the great designer’s works.

Personally, having grown up in the ’60’s, this means so much to me, especially since I have a BFA in graphic design from Parsons (not that I ever used it…)

The music in the video, appropriately, is Dave Brubeck’s “Unsquare Dance.”


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Google And Twitter Honor Iconic Graphic Designer Saul Bass

Storified by David Badash· Wed, May 08 2013 10:29:56

Doodle for Saul Bass’ 93rd Birthdaygoogle
Today’s animated #GoogleDoodle celebrates the birthday of late filmmaker/graphic designer Saul Bass. Their best yet? Agency Group
Here are all the film title sequences referenced in that amazing Saul Bass Google doodle–VIDEO:
Happy Birthday to graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, who was born on this day in 1920 Museum
ESSENTIAL READING on Saul Bass = “Saul Bass: A Life In Film & Design” by Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham. of the Title
Haciéndole un poco el coro a Google, mi trabajo favorito de Saul Bass. #Artista Meixide
For Saul Bass’s birthday, his title sequence for the 1956 adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days Popova
Today’s #Google #Doodle is terrific!! Happy 93rd anniversary, Saul Bass!!
Happy birthday, Saul Bass, greatest graphic designer of all time! Celebrate with his legacy in film and design Popova
ENORME el Doodle dedicado a Saul Bass: ¡Felicidades, maestro!ía
The Title Design of Saul BassIan Albinson
Saul Bass es un genio de la gráfica aplicada al cine, aquí en la expo que tuvo lugar en el @cbamadrid
Homenaje a Saul Bass en Google!! Una persona con esta firma se merece todos los reconocimientos del mundo! MB
“Design is thinking made visual.” -Saul Bass O’Neil
#Recomendar Video homenaje de #Google a Saul Bass, maestro de los créditos del cine| #Internet
Read more about Saul Bass on his #ArtoftheTitle designer profile page here: #SaulBassArt of the Title
Hoy hacen 16 años desde la muerte de Saul Bass, uno de los diseñadores gráficos más curiosos. Sonia Alonso
saul bass poster for star wars Ahmad Abdul
Saul Bass nos dio inolvidables secuencias de crédito… pero para mí es el director de la alucinante “Phase IV”! Snuff
Espectacular “doodle” de Google homenajeando a un monstruo del diseño gráfico, Saul Bass,…muy, muy recomendable. Arq.
Buenos días a todos. Hoy el doodle de google en homenaje a Saul Bass nos inspira retro y color. Disfrútalas por 88 €. San Gabino
Google rend hommage au graphiste du cinéma Saul Bass D.-V.
I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares. – SAUL BASS – #Taurus
Hoy cumple Saul Bass, diseñador gráfico creador de grandes e increíbles secuencias de títulos! 😀 chequen su doodle! Patricia Angulo
Buenos días, aquí va mi homenaje a Saul Bass… Merhienda
“Design is thinking made visual.” -Saul Bass O’Neil
Oh vaia Saul Bass 🙂 creador do cartel da miña película favorita de Billy Wilder Lamas
Harold Adler’s hand-lettering for Saul Bass. So happy you both met! bradley
In honour of his birthday, we post this again. Happy birthday, Saul Bass *watch the animated Google Doodle today 🙂
#Saulbass artwork: Ojiplático
Dünyaca ünlü grafikçi ve film yapımcı “Saul Bass” ‘ın 93. doÄŸum gününü Google hatırladı.
#google #Almaty Заметил только, появился новый дудл посвященный графическому дизайнеру Сол Басс (Saul Bass) Freak
RT @OKBJGM: the wisdom of saul bass. Williams
A Graph a Day. May 8, 1920. Saul #Bass is born in… #Lod #SaulBass #Design #Cinema
Here’s some real Saul Bass trivia—his rejected poster for SCHIDNLER’S LIST, the last work he was commissioned to do: Cinephiliacs
“I want to make beautiful things” – Saul Bass Lantz
Saul Bass: On Making Money vs Quality Workarchieboston

Hat tip: Caleb Eigsti and Buzzfeed

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