Saul Bass

Recent articles about Saul Bass

Beyond the canon

Issue 68, Summer 2008


Introduction to special issue by editor John L. Walters

Twentieth-century Renaissance man

Issue 82, Winter 2012


My generation grew up in awe of a handful of American designers.…


Issue 50, Winter 2003


Does a small book from nearly 30 years ago encapsulate a ‘golden age’?

A glimpse of graphic hell

Issue 53, Autumn 2004


Whatever ideological stance they take, designers must at least believe in design

Changing of the guard

Issue 8, Autumn 1993


American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo…

Video to go

Issue 9, Summer 1993


Video packaging is an area of graphics both marginal and ubiquitous. Who decides how it looks?

Recent blog posts by Saul Bass

Books received #30

6 November 2017

This Is Me, Full Stop., Jonny Hannah, Hi-Fi Living, Sardon’s Stampography and drawings of UFOs
Here is yet another selection of books that caught our attention in recent weeks and months, reviewed by Lindsay Hargrave.

Books received #18

11 April 2016

A Smile in the Mind, London A to Z, Jean Tinguely, Bad Bonn Song Book and Eating With The Eyes
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks … all reviewed in no more than 140 characters.

Getting away with murder

2 February 2012

Good, bad and ugly cover ‘tributes’: a new spin on the death of music design.
The album cover may have lost its mojo as far as contemporary culture is concerned, but its classic era (from Blue Note to 4AD, say) maintains a powerful grip on the imaginations of music-loving designers, writes John L. Walters.