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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.”

Enjoy.

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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? pic.twitter.com/fiKWTs0X94Media Agency Group
Here are all the film title sequences referenced in that amazing Saul Bass Google doodle–VIDEO: slate.me/15Hd8PYSlate
Happy Birthday to graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, who was born on this day in 1920 bit.ly/15oUaxA pic.twitter.com/CsV5AF5hbRDesign Museum
ESSENTIAL READING on Saul Bass = “Saul Bass: A Life In Film & Design” by Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham. amzn.to/uZDYYRArt of the Title
Haciéndole un poco el coro a Google, mi trabajo favorito de Saul Bass. #Artista pic.twitter.com/9ilBMqldYaCarmen Meixide
For Saul Bass’s birthday, his title sequence for the 1956 adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days j.mp/10qDToHMaria Popova
Today’s #Google #Doodle is terrific!! Happy 93rd anniversary, Saul Bass!! pic.twitter.com/7lq0yjfOx9Sara
Happy birthday, Saul Bass, greatest graphic designer of all time! Celebrate with his legacy in film and design j.mp/ZPlSPHMaria Popova
ENORME el Doodle dedicado a Saul Bass: google.es ¡Felicidades, maestro! pic.twitter.com/1ZTX1TIXIeMaría
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 pic.twitter.com/H2E7ouQtManuDS
Homenaje a Saul Bass en Google!! Una persona con esta firma se merece todos los reconocimientos del mundo! pic.twitter.com/MSoc56yFnnAlicia MB
“Design is thinking made visual.” -Saul Bass pic.twitter.com/AtkS6m3xwDLinus O’Neil
#Recomendar Video homenaje de #Google a Saul Bass, maestro de los créditos del cine bit.ly/10hR3ia| #Internet pic.twitter.com/S74ATVoOdjelEconomista.es
Read more about Saul Bass on his #ArtoftheTitle designer profile page here: ow.ly/kPlLI #SaulBassArt of the Title
Hoy hacen 16 años desde la muerte de Saul Bass, uno de los diseñadores gráficos más curiosos. pic.twitter.com/8oiUeTgKAAUFV Sonia Alonso
saul bass poster for star wars pic.twitter.com/VzanMvymLNKepten Ahmad Abdul
Saul Bass nos dio inolvidables secuencias de crédito… pero para mí es el director de la alucinante “Phase IV”! pic.twitter.com/KDhSJbJau9Von Snuff
Espectacular “doodle” de Google homenajeando a un monstruo del diseño gráfico, Saul Bass,…muy, muy recomendable. pic.twitter.com/2AITIzZlOzIborra&Jurado Arq.
Buenos días a todos. Hoy el doodle de google en homenaje a Saul Bass nos inspira retro y color. Disfrútalas por 88 €. pic.twitter.com/mTGptMpO6ZOpticalia San Gabino
Google rend hommage au graphiste du cinéma Saul Bass tdg.ch/22869448 pic.twitter.com/F7MQcOt4bhAymeric D.-V.
I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares. – SAUL BASS – #Taurus pic.twitter.com/ViLuevM2OvTaurus
Hoy cumple Saul Bass, diseñador gráfico creador de grandes e increíbles secuencias de títulos! 😀 chequen su doodle! pic.twitter.com/99HUgLUpIYAna Patricia Angulo
Buenos días, aquí va mi homenaje a Saul Bass… pic.twitter.com/fP7fWRANkHPaco Merhienda
“Design is thinking made visual.” -Saul Bass pic.twitter.com/AtkS6m3xwDLinus O’Neil
Oh vaia Saul Bass 🙂 creador do cartel da miña película favorita de Billy Wilder pic.twitter.com/KDJUWZfH7BDavid Lamas
Harold Adler’s hand-lettering for Saul Bass. So happy you both met! pic.twitter.com/Aw5Ogrs2tesusan bradley
In honour of his birthday, we post this again. Happy birthday, Saul Bass *watch the animated Google Doodle today 🙂 pic.twitter.com/7ibofJWoVIStudioKreasi
#Saulbass artwork: goo.gl/yrahP pic.twitter.com/FOcGhgkAPeDoctor Ojiplático
Dünyaca ünlü grafikçi ve film yapımcı “Saul Bass” ‘ın 93. doÄŸum gününü Google hatırladı. pic.twitter.com/oKEnbj8W4UEdi
#google #Almaty Заметил только, появился новый дудл посвященный графическому дизайнеру Сол Басс (Saul Bass) pic.twitter.com/P7BdZdIXi4Happy Freak
RT @OKBJGM: the wisdom of saul bass. pic.twitter.com/6lkeANa69tGerry Williams
A Graph a Day. May 8, 1920. Saul #Bass is born in #NewYork.bit.ly/en-lodlive-Sau… #Lod #SaulBass #Design #Cinema pic.twitter.com/u91Nmm1H60LodLive
Here’s some real Saul Bass trivia—his rejected poster for SCHIDNLER’S LIST, the last work he was commissioned to do: pic.twitter.com/ZWdmZp9J1dThe Cinephiliacs
“I want to make beautiful things” – Saul Bass youtu.be/tfDCNpaPBiAFrank Lantz
Saul Bass: On Making Money vs Quality Workarchieboston

Hat tip: Caleb Eigsti and Buzzfeed

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