Promoted
Promoted

Google Doodle Inspires Twitter Tributes To Saul Bass

The man trusted by Scorsese and Hitchcock to illustrate their films is remembered. Here’s round up of the best quotes, clips and celebrations.

1. The Doodle.

Google have produced their most elaborate and impressive ‘Google Doodle’ to date with this tribute to American graphic designer and filmmaker Saul Bass, who would have been 93 today.

The Doodle prompted Bass fans around the world to share their own memories and tributes to the man most famous for making animated titles sequences, credits and movie posters for the likes of Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese.

2. The Shining was just one of the iconic films Bass worked on.


Bobby Solomon

@thefoxisblack

In honor of Saul Bass’ 93rd birthday, let’s revisit the sketches he did for Stanley Kubrick’s classic, The Shining. http://t.co/1VDtD2320A


Von Glitschka

@Vonster

“Design is thinking made visual.” - Saul Bass @ Glitschka Studios http://t.co/jW7Lxum8KO

"I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares." Saul Bass http://t.co/TDyfqWHpyS

— brainpicker (@Maria Popova)

Maria Popova

@brainpicker

“I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares.” Saul Bass http://t.co/TDyfqWHpyS

7. Bass directed his only feature-length film in 1974.

After helping Kubrick define his signature style, Saul Bass directed his own sci-fi epic, "Phase IV". Trip on this: http://t.co/IqkSdRu8Pw

— AlexBuono (@Alex Buono)

Alex Buono

@AlexBuono

After helping Kubrick define his signature style, Saul Bass directed his own sci-fi epic, “Phase IV”. Trip on this: http://t.co/IqkSdRu8Pw

9. Hollywood Classics highlighted the poster for 1957’s Saint Joan.

As Google is honouring Saul Bass today, attached is one of my favourite poster designs of his.

— HollywoodC_news (@Hollywood Classics)

Hollywood Classics

@HollywoodC_news

As Google is honouring Saul Bass today, attached is one of my favourite poster designs of his.

10. Bass’ influence can be felt in much of modern graphic design, including this Twitter favourite’s book cover.

Happy Birthday to iconic designer Saul Bass, famous for West Side Story, Vertigo and inspiration for this . . . http://t.co/UElEs4g7rd

— MrsStephenFry (@Mrs Stephen Fry)

Mrs Stephen Fry

@MrsStephenFry

Happy Birthday to iconic designer Saul Bass, famous for West Side Story, Vertigo and inspiration for this … http://t.co/UElEs4g7rd

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
 
    Now Buzzing