If you’re looking for the next Olly Moss or Jason Munn, you might find them working on their craft at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City — as the New York Times showcased these recent student submissions for the Broadway revival of Death Of A Salesman, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, and directed by Mike Nichols.
In honor of the newish highbrow artsy movie book, Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design (written by Pat Kirkham and his daughter, Jennifer Bass, no less) — here’s a smashing tribute video of Bass’s work done by Ian Albinson of the always inspiring/excellent Art of the Title.
Meet Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954), the man who may have inspired such graphic design icons as Saul Bass and Paul Rand. This well-traveled illustrator was born in America, but thrived in Britain with his bright colors and clean lines…
In honor of the upcoming Edgar Allen Poe-inspired The Raven, here’s a few more movie poster birds to gawk at, including The Birds by French artist, Boris Grinsson, as well as the Saul Bass masterpiece, The Birdman of Alcatraz (middle, in orange).
Movie poster trends come and go, but there is no doubt that the hottest new kid on the block is Mondo, the mates behind the Alamo Drafthouse, who have rejuvenated the morbid market with their revamped one-sheets designs for The Rolling Roadshow Tour from such graphic design prodigys as Olly Moss and Jason Munn.
So if you want to learn more about this newfangled limited-edition movie poster empire, check out Ben Marks’s interview with Mondo creative director, Justin Ishmael, on Collectors Weekly.