You’ve seen his work almost everywhere during your entire life, but you have likely never heard his name. Saul Bass’s career started when he was young and only came more prolific as he worked on some of history’s most iconic logos, film title sequences and eventually became one of Hollywood’s most sought-after visual stylists. From the AT&T logo to film credits with Alfred Hitchcock, this son-of-immigrants, New York designer has impacted the way we see and design for over 50 years.
This week, Ryan, Garreth, and Cody sit down for another installment of Design Stuff, a segment devoted to design, designers and their words and ideas. Saul Bass was a straightforward speaker who didn’t mince words, so why not take a few of his words and bring some of his wisdom into our lives?
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Stream our documentary The Builder!
For a limited time, our documentary The Builder is available to stream on Vimeo! The film centers on the art scene in Richmond, Virginia, with a focus on Oregon Hill native and contractor Don Childress, who–to the surprise of many–has an incredible contemporary art collection. This collection includes work from Francisco Clemente, Ron Johnson, and Bill Fisher to name just a few. Check out more at The Builder’s website.
Help Ken Gilbertson and Hatchback Gallery!
Our good friend Ken is trying to update Hatchback Gallery to better serve his new city and its art lovers. While he won’t let anyone touch the outside of the gallery, he does want to get a few new parts and build some new walls. We are helping Ken launch a GoFundMe; even a few bucks can be a big help!